16 August 2009 -- Missing Person Reported at Moonlight Basin

Members of Big Sky Search and Rescue received a page at 2:30am reporting a missing person up at Moonlight Basin. After several hours of searching the area, the missing person was found sleeping in a house. He had broken in the house and fell asleep. He was unharmed but had caused extensive damage to the house exterior.

13 August 2009 -- Exhausted Hiker Rescued from Porcupine Trail

A family hiking out on Lemon's Knob in the Porcupine area called 911 reporting that their 72 year old grandma was too exhausted to hike out the trail. Several BSSAR members responded to the page and found the family on the top of Lemon's Knob; a steep trail in the Porcupine area. The woman's vitals where taken and she was determined to be in good health, aside from being tired. BSSAR transported the 72 year old out on an ATV while the rest of the family hiked out on foot.

07 August 2009 -- Mountain Biker with Broken Arm Rescued

Several BSSAR members responded to a woman who had broken her arm while mountain biking on the Grizzly Loop out Porcupine trail. The patient was found slowly walking out with her fellow bikers. She explained that she had fallen off her bike onto her arm and now had pain in her elbow. She complained of increased pain when the arm was moved into a bent position and claimed the most comfortable position was holding it straight down at her side. BSSAR transported her out on the back of an ATV, allowing her arm to remain in the straight position. She sustained no further injuries.

22 July 2009 -- Injured Horseback Rider Rescued

BSSAR member responded to an injured horseback rider out Porcupine trail. The injured rider had fallen off her horse onto her hip. When BSSAR members arrived, they performed a full body assessment, assessing that her spine was uninjured but her hip was extremely sore. Members packaged her and transported her out the the trailhead where an ambulance was waiting.

04 July 2009 -- Rescue at Ousel Falls

Members of Big Sky Search and Rescue responded to a call about a person in the water at Ousel Falls in Big Sky. A woman had jumped in the stream after her dog that had fallen in the water. Both dog and owner were swept down stream, but were able to self rescue after traveling down stream several hundred yards. No one was injured.