An injured hiker who was rescued in Chelan County on Thursday is now in Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment.

KPQ news partner i FIBER ONE reports the Naval Air Station in Whidbey Island stated that it rescued a hiker at Colchuk Lake just east of Mount Stewart.

The 28-year-old man was taken by helicopter to the Seattle hospital just before midnight Thursday.

Search and rescue crews from Chelan County assisted in the recovery of the hiker.
Crewmen reportedly rappelled to the hiking crew, which was about 50 yards from the injured hiker

It only took 11 minutes to pull the hiker into the rescue helicopter. 

Mt. Stuart in western Chelan County is 9,415, the seventh highest peak in the Cascade Range.

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