Walk with Elisa

On Friday September 29, 2017, Elisa was hiking on Haystack Mountain in the Adirondacks. As she was decending, she lost her footing and she fell and tumbled down the path, about 25-30 feet on the rock terrain. She waited, laying still on the mountain declining trail for 2 hours while the New York State Forest Rangers came to her rescue. After being stabilized and put in the basket, she was carried down the mountain by a rotating group of 4 Rangers. Then she was put on an ATV to get her to the ambulance. It took another 2 hours to get her to the ambulance. She was taken to the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. After assesmemts and a CT scan, it was determined that she needed a bigger hospital due the her injuries. She then was flown to University of Vermont, Burlington. She needed a Trauma 1 center. Her injuries consists of a broken tooth, a broken left wrist, a broken rib, a laceration on the top of her head, needing 5 staples, and a burst T6 vertebrae. She needs spinal surgery to fuse her spine so she will be able to move again. She also will need rehab and nursing services when she is home. Donations will go straight to the extensive medical bills she will have. Any help is greatly appreciated. 
  • Nate Zelesnikar 
    • $40 
    • 48 mos
  • Mary Kay Marcellus 
    • $25 
    • 48 mos
  • Sarah O’Neil 
    • $25 
    • 49 mos
  • Don Bausch 
    • $50 
    • 49 mos
  • Rod Christian 
    • $20 
    • 49 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Renee Turpyn 
Brockport, NY
Elisa Crandall 
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