16-year-old hiker rescued on Mount Evans

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY - A 16-year-old who wandered off the trail while hiking Mount Evans was rescued after being reported overdue.

At about 6:30 p.m. On Tuesday, Clear Creek County dispatch received a call about a teen who ended up getting stuck in a spot he could not get out of while hiking.

Rescue crews worked throughout the night to locate and extricate the teen, who they say was not injured.

By 6:15 a.m. on Wednesday, the teen was being walked out to Summit Lake Parking lot. 

Alpine Rescue Team, Rocky Mountain Rescue and the Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the rescue.

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