Biker with suspected spinal injuries rescued near Fernie
Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) was called out this morning to respond to an injured mountain biker.
The biker, a 44-year-old local woman, was injured on a structure on the Snakebite Trail, with suspected spinal injuries.
Three Fernie SAR CDFL Techs responded with Ascent Helicopters.
The biker was long-lined (pictured above) to BC Ambulance Service and transferred to Cranbrook’s East Kootenay Regional Hospital.
Fernie Search and Rescue photo