Injured hiker rescued from Boynton Trail

Man said to be in stable condition

An injured hiker was carried off the Boynton Spur Trail by Sedona Fire Department personnel Monday after a technical rescue off the side of steep red rocks. (VVN/Vyto Starinskas)

An injured hiker was carried off the Boynton Spur Trail by Sedona Fire Department personnel Monday after a technical rescue off the side of steep red rocks. (VVN/Vyto Starinskas)

SEDONA – An injured hiker was carried off the Boynton Spur Trail by Sedona Fire Department personnel Monday after a technical rescue off the side of steep red rocks.

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An injured hiker was carried off the Boynton Spur Trail by Sedona Fire Department personnel Monday after a technical rescue off the side of steep red rocks. (VVN/Vyto Starinskas)

According to Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in at 11:10 a.m. for a 24-year-old male who slid down a hill at the vortex at the end of Boynton Trail where it leads into Vista Trail. He hit his head and injured his leg. A female was hiking with him.

Sedona Fire Department arrived at the trailhead and transported the man to the Enchantment Resort where a Guardian Air helicopter was on standby. The man is in stable condition, according to SFD.

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