BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Deschutes County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue assisted an injured skier who sought assist Saturday in getting down the east slope of Tumalo Mountain.
County 911 dispatch obtained a name simply after 8:30 a.m. concerning the 24-year-old Bend man. A deputy referred to as the reporting get together, who stated the skier sustained a non-life-threatening harm and would wish help to get again to the parking zone at Dutchman Flat Sno-Park, stated Deputy Shane Zook, assistant Search and Rescue coordinator.
A dozen SAR volunteers, two seasonal deputies on snowmobiles and a Particular Companies deputy responded to the decision, Zook stated.
Six volunteers set out on snowmobiles and 6 on skis, taking totally different routes to succeed in the injured man round 11:35 a.m.
Members of the medical crew assessed the person’s situation and supplied assist that enabled him to experience out on a snowmobile, Zook stated. The person was walked all the way down to ready snowmobiles on the backside of the mountain’s east slope.
The snowmobile crew supplied the person with a experience again to the sno-park, the place he stated he didn’t want any additional medical help, the deputy stated.