Tip Top SAR short-haul team rescues woman who fell 80-100 feet in Wind River Range

PINEDALE, Wyo. — Sublette County Dispatch knew something was wrong when they received multiple SOS spot device activation’s near Warrior Peak in the Wind River Range in Saturday.

The reports notified authorities that a woman had fallen approximately 80-100 feet and needed immediate assistance after sustaining significant injuries.

The Tip Top Search and Rescue (TTSAR) short-haul team and contract helicopter were paged to respond. TTSAR Search Manager Dave Lankford coordinated the response where members Cody Wilson, Milford Lockwood, Andrew Masters, John Kochever responded to the given coordinates.

Upon arrival, team members found the female who had sustained serious bodily injuries. She was transported via life flight from the scene to Eastern Idaho Medical Center for treatment.

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