An injured 32-year-old Big Sky man was rescued in the North Fork area of Big Sky on Monday after falling while backcountry skiing, according to a post on Facebook by the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office.
On Monday around 12:30 p.m., the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injured person yelling for help in the area. A deputy and Gallatin County Search and Rescue teams at Big Sky responded and located the man and his two dogs.
He appeared to have a broken leg and was taken to the hospital after returning to the trailhead. The man had planned for a quick trip and did not have survival equipment, the post states.
The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Gallatin County Search and Rescue and the Big Sky Fire Department responded.
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