Fernie Search and Rescue

Fernie Search and Rescue is dedicated to assisting those individuals who find themselves in emergency situations in the wilderness surrounding the Fernie area. The group was formed in the 1970s and has been involved in hundreds of rescues and saved many lives.
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie, British Columbia
Fernie SAR was tasked by the RCMP early this morning to assist in the search for a missing teenager.

She was found safe and sound.

#bcsara
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie SAR was called out today to rescue an injured biker on Brokeback trail.

Two ground teams responded to stabilise him and move him down to to the powereline where he was longlined back to Fernie.

He was handed over to BCAS with suspected spinal injuries.

#bcsara
@ascenthelicopters
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie SAR was called out Saturday evening to rescue an injured mountain biker on the 48 Hours trail.

He was airlifted out with with shoulder and neck injuries.

@ascenthelicopters
#bcsara
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie, British Columbia
Fernie SAR was activated this evening to rescue two hikers in the Akamina area.

The two were rescued at last light, one with an injured ankle and the other suffering a medical emergency.

Thanks to Ascent Helicopters for precision mountain flying.

#bcsara
@ascenthelicopters
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie SAR was called out this evening to work with Cranbrook SAR to rescue two cliffed-out hikers on Mt Fisher.

The two hikers were long lined out thanks to expert rescue flying by Ascent Helicopters.

#bcsara
@ascenthelicopters
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie SAR was called out today to rescue an injured biker on the Project 9 trail.

The biker was long lined to BCAS in Fernie and on to the Elk Valley Hospital with a hip and shoulder injury.

#bcsara
@ascenthelicopters