Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue is in Fernie, British Columbia.
Winter Rope Rescue training with a COVID-compliant Highline over Coal Creek.

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Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue is in Fernie, British Columbia.
Fernie, British Columbia
Noone is happier than us to see a huge snowfall in the valley.

For those heading out to have fun in it please remember that 50cm of unconsolidated fluff merely hides stumps, rocks and deadfall.

Every year we get callouts around the time of the first big snowfall to rescue people who hurt themselves on their first ski day of the season.

Just a friendly reminder to take 'er easy out there!

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Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
A good reminder of the risks of early season skiing.

Please take it easy out there, and read the "Early Season" article on the Avalanche Canada website.

https://www.google.ca/amp/s/www.cbc.ca/amp/1.5770160
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue is in Fernie, British Columbia.
Fernie, British Columbia
Fernie 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.

She was longlined to BCAS and transferred to Cranbrook.

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Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Late this afternoon, Fernie SAR responded to an injured mountain biker in the Mt Fernie Provincial Park network of trails.

The rider sustained significant injury to his upper leg and hip. Fernie SAR members were able to reach the rider via ATV and UTV where he was evacuated and transferred to BC Ambulance.

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Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie SAR was tasked to respond to an injured cliff jumper at Silver Springs this afternoon.

Three CDFL Techs responded with Ascent Helicopters to extricate the subject and deliver him to ALS with suspected serious neck injuries.

Video: Bob Maudie

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