Rescue at the M

On Friday, January 1, 2021 at 1:51 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputies and Search and Rescue responded to a report of a 77-year-old male who fell and injured his leg while hiking the M Trail. The caller stated that she and her father were descending the M Trail when the man lost his footing on a rocky portion, fell, and injured his right quadricep, becoming immobilized.

Search and Rescue members located the patient and loaded him onto a one-wheel litter. SAR members transported the patient down to the trail head where AMR Paramedics and Bridger Canyon Fire were able to further assess the patient’s needs and transport the patient to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital.

Photos courtesy of Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office

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