CHP rescues Napa hiker after 30-foot fall from rock formation in Kyburz

[EMILY ZENTNER, Sacramento Bee. The CHP - Valley Division Air Operations team rescued a 52-year-old Napa resident who fell 30-feet during a hike in Kyburz on Friday. CHP - Valley Division Air Operations via Facebook]

California Highway Patrol rescuers hoisted a hiker out of a remote location in Kyburz, Calif., after the hiker fell 30 feet from a rock formation and caught the episode on camera..

The hiker, a 52-year-old Napa resident, was rescued by a CHP helicopter and sustained major injuries in the fall on Friday, according to a CHP Facebook post.

The hiker was initially found and treated by CAL FIRE and El Dorado County Fire Protection District personnel as they prepared him for helicopter extraction. The CHP Valley Division Air Operations team used the opportunity to highlight the importance of this teamwork in their Facebook post about the incident. ...

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