(Big Sky, Mont.) Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 Sheriff’s Search and Rescue at Big Sky was dispatch to a 72 year old woman hiking on Ousel Falls Trail that had fallen was and unconscious.
Rescuers including SAR, a Sheriff’s Deputy and Big Sky Fire Dept. Medics hiked the trail and located her at the end at the rest area. She was conscious but cold and not feeling well. She was medically checked and provided items to help warm her up before being transported to a awaiting ambulance at the trail head then transported to Big Sky Medical Center.
Sheriff Gootkin wants to remind everyone to be prepared and equipped for the extreme environment while recreating in the outdoors this winter. Photo courtesty of the Sheriff’s Office.