Forest rangers assist female hiker in SLC

Town of Clifton
St. Lawrence County
Wilderness Rescue: 
At 11:37 a.m. on Aug. 1, 2018, DEC Ray Brook Dispatch received a call reporting an injured female hiker on Grass Pond Mountain near Lows Lake. The 45-year-old woman from Dover, Penn., and her companions were hiking the remote peak in the Five Ponds Wilderness Area when she sustained a shoulder injury. Under the authority of Lt. Jay Terry, Rangers Nathan Shea, Peter Morehouse, Will Benzel, and Robert Zurek were dispatched to aid the hiker back out of the woods. The hiking party was transported back to their vehicle at Lows lower dam, where they decided to seek further medical attention on their own.