TCSAR assists skier in resort backcountry

JACKSON, Wyo. — Before noon on Thursday, March 11, Teton County Search and Rescue (TCSAR) was called to respond to a skier with a broken leg in the backcountry south of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR).

The skier sustained the fracture after jumping the exit cliff at the bottom of Central Couloir, a steep line on Cody Peak. After witnessing the incident, the Jackson Hole Ski Patrol requested helicopter assistance and sent a team to the patient in Cody Bowl.

TCSAR responded with a helicopter short-haul team, and lifted the injured skier to an ambulance in Teton Village.

“Thanks to the partnership with the @jacksoholeskipatrol for their help in bringing this rescue to a safe completion,” TCSAR said on social media.

 

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Jacob Gore was born and raised in Cheyenne, the capital city of Wyoming. As a proud Wyomingite, he loves to share his home with visitors from around the world. Spending years in Jackson and Alaska as an interpretive nature guide, he remains a photographer, traveler, storyteller, and avid hobbyist of all-things outdoors. Jacob enjoys bridging the connection between Jackson and the rest of the state.

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