Hiker rescued at Big Rock Lake in Pickens Co.

PICKENS CO., SC (WSPA) – It took crews more than four hours to rescue a hiker near the Big Rock Lake community.

Pickens Fire Chief Billy Gibson said the report came in around 12:30 p.m. Friday.

The hiker hurt her leg and had to be brought up the side of the rock face using a rope rigging system.

She was put on a stretcher and brought down the mountain on an ATV.

The extent of her injuries is unknown.



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