On Wednesday Fish and Game officials aided a woman at Franconia Notch when she experienced chest pains. The same day hikers helped a man who fell 20 feet down a Mount Washington trail.
The New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game’s Lieutenant Robert Bryant said hiker mishaps are a common occurrence in the summer.
This is the time of year for vacation and hiking and it’s certainly not uncommon for us to head out to help hikers.
Bryant says many problems arise from poor planning, and he offers the following tips for hikers: