8.13.21 Leverich Canyon Rescue

On August 13, 2021, Gallatin County Dispatch received a report of an injured mountain biker on Leverich Canyon Trail.

Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue responded to the Leverich Canyon Trailhead along with Hyalite Fire and AMR.  SAR members met the patient approximately 1.5 miles up the trail.  The patient suffered an upper leg injury and was in substantial pain.  The patient received initial medical care and pain management on scene.  The team used a one wheel litter to transport the patient to the trailhead. Once safely at the trailhead AMR subsequently transported the individual to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital.

Sheriff Dan Springer would like to remind you that even the most experienced recreationalists have mishaps.  Remember to always take a partner, plenty of water, sunscreen, a first aid kit and be prepared for any weather changes.