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Posted: December 5, 2020

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


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