Agencies Rescue Man From Monadnock

Cramps were the culprit, say officials
By BACKPACKER Editors & Contributors ,

Sayamindu Dasgupta

A collection of agencies including New Hampshire Fish and Game, Jaffrey and Troy Fire and Rescue, the Peterborough Fire Department and mountain patrol rangers rescued a Texas man from Mount Monadnock June 22. The 20-year-old man experienced severe cramping while descending with a friend on the steep Spellman Trail. The rescue required belaying equipment to safely lower the man over some steep, rocky sections.

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