Fernie SAR rescue injured skier
Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) was activated this afternoon by the RCMP to respond to a report of an injured skier at Tunnel Creek Cabin, northeast of Elko.
With very little legal flying time remaining, Fernie SAR Techs responded via helicopter for a rapid extrication of the injured party.
The skier, a young woman from Fernie, was handed over to BC Ambulance Service with a lower leg injury.
Fernie SAR photo