Five BSSAR team members responded to an early morning call of an injured mountain biker in the Porcupine Creek area. The BSSAR team stabilized and transported the 54 year old man to the trail head where they were met by the Big Sky Fire Department ambulance for transport to Bozeman. The patient suffered a pelvic injury as a result of his mountain biking accident.
Ten members of the BSSAR team responded to an early evening call of two missing hikers in the Cedar Lake area. The two adults had become separated from a larger group of hikers earlier in the day. The team was able to locate the hikers and assist them in hiking out in the dark just prior to a rainstorm.
Four members of the BSSAR team responded to an early afternoon call of a adult male experiencing shortness of breath, dizziness and fatigue on the Lava Lake trail. The man was able to reach the trail head and receive medical care.
Seven members of the BSSAR joined the search for a 57 year old autistic man north of West Yellowstone. The man was last seen at 1:30 am when he apparently wandered away from a group he was camping with in the Rainbow Point Campground. The resources deployed for the search include 2 helicopters, 2 dog teams, Big Sky Search and Rescue as well as Gallatin Valley and W. Yellowstone Search and Rescue; National Park Service and more. The BSSAR team conducted several grid searches on foot in thick forest frequented by grizzly bears and other wildlife. The Utah man was successfully located unharmed that evening in the backyard of a home near the campground.
Seven members of the BSSAR team responded to a call of a injured women who fell from her horse while riding with a group near the Twin Cabins area behind the Rainbow Lodge. The team used a four-track and four wheelers to reach the injured women. It was determined that she had broken her arm and was experiencing significant pain that an evacuation by helicopter was in her best interest.