forest ranger logoforest ranger logoOn Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at about 6:20 pm, Ray Brook Dispatch received a call from an SOS beacon near Moose Pond and the Northville Placid Trail in the McKenzie Mountain Wilderness Area near the Saranac River in the Adirondack town of North Elba, Essex County. The subject was a 70-year-old from North Carolina who was not injured but was lost.

At about 10:40 pm, Forest Rangers Nicole DuChene and Robert Praczkajlo reached the subject, determined he needed rest before hiking out, and helped him to the Moose Pond lean-to where he spent the night.

At about 11:40 am the following morning, Rangers returned to the lean-to and helped hike the subject out of the woods. They reached the trailhead at about 2:30 pm.

Read past Forest Ranger search and rescue reports here.

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