20 January 2013 -- Body Recovery in Beehive Basin

Ten members of the BSSAR team responded to 9:30 AM call of the discovery of a body in of Beehive Basin near Big Sky Ski Resort. Skiers in this popular backcountry area found the body of a male that appeared to have fallen off of a cliff while snowshoeing. Four of the BSSAR team skinned to the location and prepared the body for transport. Two other members of the team on snowmobiles located and prepared a landing site for the helicopter to recieve and transport the body. Other members of the team secured the helicopter landing site near the BSSAR headquarters. The body was transported to the state crime lab in Missoula.