A freezing rescue

A lost snowboarder is home safe and sound after search and rescue personnel quickly found the boarder as temperatures dropped well below freezing.

Late Saturday evening, Central Okanagan Search and Rescue, Penticton SAR,Vernon SAR, BC Ambulance, Big White Security, Ski Patrol, and the RCMP worked together to locate the missing/lost snowboarder near the Big White Ski Resort who was not dressed for overnight weather or below freezing temperatures.

“Six PENSAR members joined COSAR search teams and after an extensive search of the area, the subject was found by SAR members in good condition,” says Mike Porter with PENSAR.

“Great teamwork and outcome.”


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