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Hiker carried off Mount Monadnock after leg injury

October 8, 2018

JAFFREY, N.H. (AP) — A Jaffrey man is recovering after being rescued from Mount Monadnock.

New Hampshire Fish and Game says the 71-year-old man was hiking with his wife and friends on Sunday when he lost his footing on some wet rocks and seriously injured his leg. A team of rescuers from multiple agencies spent about four hours finding him and carrying him to safety. The man was taken to Cheshire Medical Center for evaluation.

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