Sergeant Alex Lopashanski
July 31, 2020
North Conway, NH – On Thursday, July 30, shortly after 4:00 p.m., New Hampshire Fish and Game was notified that a hiker was injured on the Black Cap Trail. The hiker was identified as Camila Gamboa, 50, of Hicksville, NY. Gamboa was hiking with her husband Andres and their two children. Gamboa fell and injured her leg while descending from the summit. She was unable to bear weight on the injured leg. Rescuers from North Conway Fire Department and North Conway Ambulance responded along with Conservation Officers.
Rescuers located Gamboa on the trail, treated her injuries, placed her in a litter, and carried her out. She was just over one mile from the trailhead. Gamboa arrived at the trailhead shortly before 6:00 p.m. and was transported by ambulance to the Memorial Hospital in North Conway for treatment.