Rock gap parking, National Forest Road, Franklin, North Carolina, USA

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Rock gap parking, National Forest Road, Franklin, North Carolina, USA

Rock gap parking, National Forest Road, Franklin, North Carolina, USA
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Hiking

Hiking

Mountain

Mountain

Medical emergency

Medical emergency

Hiking

Rock gap parking, National Forest Road, Franklin, North Carolina, USA

35.0940119°N, -83.5225457°W

Posted on December 31, 2019 by Bob Stone

What happened?

Hiking with my hiking group – Mountain High Hikers.  One of the men got really cold and collapsed on the trail and had trouble getting up again.  We applied hand warmers all over his body and wrapped him in thermal blankets.  No one had cell reception so I activated my reslink.  Several of us walked back to the cars and called 911 while the rest of the group stayed with Bob.  He is the one walking with the rescue personnel–he has an orange hat on.  When they got him back to the cars – they checked him out and released him.

Words of wisdom

We did everything right on this hike.  You just never know when someone will get in trouble. We are experienced hikers.

Thank you note

I love this item and will never hike without it.

Rescue location

Rock gap parking, National Forest Road, Franklin, North Carolina, USA

Rescue team

Local Search and Rescue

ResQLink™

Go to product details

It may be small, but it's tough. The ResQLink™ PLB Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is a GPS-enabled rescue beacon that's suited for outdoor adventures of all sizes (think: everything from hiking and cycling to hunting and fishing). Should you run into an unexpected situation, the ResQLink PLB will relay your location to a network of search and rescue satellites. PLBs have helped save thousands of people's lives. This Product Has Been Discontinued.    WARNING: PROP 65    

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