Author: Erin Metzger

  • 8.7.22 Ross Pass Rescue

    On August 7, 2022, at 12:01pm Gallatin County 911 received a call from a mountain biker who had crashed on Ross Pass. The biker injured their shoulder and requested assistance getting down the trail. The biker had plenty of water and was dressed appropriately for the weather. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue (GCSSAR) volunteers […]

  • 8.6.22 Cinnamon Area Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Cinnamon Area Rescue On August 6, 2022, at 8:50pm Gallatin County Dispatch received information that a hiker had severely injured their ankle while hiking on a steep game trail. The hiker was in a group of five and hiking near mile marker 41 on Highway 191.   Several teams from Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue Big […]

  • 8.1.22 M Trail Search

    PRESS RELEASE M Hiker Search On Monday, August 1, 2022 at 1:20 PM Gallatin County Dispatch received a call from a hiker on the M Trail.  The hiker advised that they had become separated from one of the members in their party and requested assistance from Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue to locate the […]

  • 7.24.22 Sourdough Trail Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Sourdough Bike Crash   On July 24, 2022, at 9:23 am Gallatin County Dispatch received information that an emergency GPS device had been activated.  The coordinates provided from the GPS device placed it in the Sourdough Trail area.  A later message from the device indicated that a bicyclist had crashed and sustained a […]

  • 7.16.22 Emigrant Peak Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Emigrant Peak Rescue On July 16, 2022, at 4:24 p.m., Gallatin County dispatch received a call from a Park County Sheriff’s Office deputy seeking assistance from Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue for a rescue on Emigrant Peak.  The patient was in a group of hikers that were 800’ from the summit of […]

  • 7.15.22 Leverich Canyon Rescue

    On July 15, 2022, at 11:33 A.M., Gallatin County dispatch received a call for a mountain biker who crashed while riding the trails in Leverich Canyon. The mountain biker sustained injuries to their head, shoulder, and leg. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue Valley Section volunteers, along with members of Hyalite Fire and AMR, deployed […]

  • 7.15.22 Ousel Falls Rescue

    On July 15, 2022, at 11:35 am, Gallatin County Dispatch received a call for an injured hiker on Ousel Falls Trail in Big Sky.  The hiker sustained an ankle injury and needed assistance getting back to the trailhead. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue volunteers from the Big Sky Section responded to the Ousel Falls […]

  • 7.13.22 Beehive Basin Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Beehive Basin Rescue On July 13, 2022, at 2:43 pm, Gallatin County dispatchreceived a call from hikers that needed assistance getting out of Beehive Basin. One hiker in the group became tired, weak and nauseous and was unable to continue without professional assistance. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue Big Sky Section and […]

  • 6.30.22 Madison River Search

    PRESS RELEASE Madison River Search On June 30, 2022, at 9:00pm, Gallatin County dispatch received a call for two paddle boarders that were overdue from the Madison River near Greycliff Fishing Access. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue volunteers from the Valley Section responded to the lower Madison River and deployed a water search team. […]

  • 6.30.22 Bozeman Creek Trail Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Bozeman Creek Trail Rescue On June 30, 2022, at 10:59 am, Gallatin County Dispatch received a report of a bicycle crash several miles up Bozeman Creek Trail. The patient had multiple injuries, difficulty breathing, and was in severe pain. Hyalite Fire Department and Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue responded with ground teams […]