Brief: Revelstoke Search & Rescue responds to six incidents in one week

Revelstoke Search and Rescue volunteers responded to six different incidents last week.

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File photo: Revelstoke Search & Rescue members with their avalanche dogs. Photo: Contributed by REVSAR

Over a one-week period between March 6–12, Revelstoke Search & Rescue was called out to six different incidents.

-On March 9, four Revelstoke SAR members responded to locate an injured snowmobiler in the Craigellachie area near Revelstoke. SAR was stood down when a group of sledders came across the subject and assisted with self rescue.

-On March 9, one Revelstoke SAR member responded to an RCMP request for assistance in locating nine sledders on Frisby Mountain. The sledders were able to make it out safely on their own, and the team was stood down by the RCMP.

-On March 11, eight Revelstoke SAR members responded to a SPOT beacon being activated in the Crazy Creek area. The SAR was stood down when the individual who triggered the SPOT was able to walk out of the area on their own.

-On March 11, three Revelstoke SAR members responded to search for a missing skier at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. The skier was picked up by SAR on the side of the road.

-On March 11, four Revelstoke SAR members searched for two lost sledders on Frisby Mountain. The search ended when a local sled tour operator helped the two individuals out of the area.

-On March 12, eight Revelstoke SAR members assisted in locating and transporting two missing sledders on Boulder Mountain. SAR was able to bring both individuals safely off the mountain.

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