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    Wardens: Hiker mishaps make for busy weekend in NH

    October 1, 2018

    BEAN’S PURCHASE, N.H. (AP) — Game wardens say a student suffered a head injury during an UNH outdoor adventure crew outing.

    Officials say the 21-year-old from California was hurt in a fall Sunday afternoon on the Black Angel Trail in Bean’s Purchase. With help, she managed to make it to the Wild River Trailhead before being transported to Memorial Hospital as a precaution.

    All told, a half-dozen hikers needed help over the weekend in New Hampshire.

    Officials say a 62-year-old Vermont woman was rescued after suffering leg injury near the summit of Mount Kinsman; a Washington, D.C., man was hurt in a rock-climbing fall in Rumney; two women were briefly lost after hiking Mt. Israel; and an exhausted teenager needed help on Mount Monadock.

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