Injured ATV Driver was rescued on Saturday August 1st 2009. Two ATV's were involved in an incident resulting in the two drivers rolling their vehicles down a steep wooded embankment off the side of Hartley Lake Road. Both ATV's were badly damaged. One of the drivers was able to walk out and call for asistance while the other driver was hurt, with serious spinal injuries.
Fernie Search and Rescue's Rope Rescue Team was needed and they were able to set up a rope rescue system to get the injured driver to the road.
Fernie Alpine Resort was very excited to hear this positive news! We are proud to have taken part in recent fund-raising to support Fernie Search and Rescue in their efforts to equip and train their Rope Rescue Team.