Search and rescue crews helped retrieve a snowboarder caught in an avalanche and two stuck snowmobilers in separate incidents in northwest Wyoming, reports the idahostatesman.com. Both incidents occurred Tuesday in Teton County.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports that at 12:19 pm, Teton County Search and Rescue responded to an avalanche on Teton Pass. Teton County Sheriff’s Lt. Matt Carr says an unidentified 48-year-old snowboarder was carried and hit a tree, injuring his leg. The other three in the group were uninjured. The injured boarder was taken to St. John’s Medical Center.
At 4:15 pm, another call came in for two snowmobilers who were stuck. Carr says Fremont County rescuers responded and retriever the snowmobilers, who were not hurt.