A mountain biker, injured when he hit a tree and went over the handlebars, was rescued Saturday, July 6, by Stowe rescue crews.

The 28-year-old man, who was not identified because of medical privacy rules, was biking at Cady Hill Forest when the accident happened on the Florence trail, near the Zogs intersection, at about 10:20 a.m.  

Stowe Mountain Rescue and Stowe Emergency Medical Services set up a base at the power substation on Cady Hill Road.  

Stowe Mountain Rescue used two ATVs  and a rescueboggan to reach the injured man, using the Cady Hill Connector and Zogs. The patient was on Florence, just 20 meters before the Zogs intersection.

The patient was evacuated by ATV without incident by about noon. From the base, Stowe Emergency Medical Services took the biker to medical treatment.

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