Crews assisted an injured skier at Main Chute Alta on Saturday. Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue was called out for an injured skier at approximately 3:54 p.m.

“A skier was descending the chute when she clipped a rock and tumbled down most of the descent. Search and rescue, Alta Ski Patrol, and Unified Fire made it to the patient and got her stabilized and packaged.”

Due to the severity of the injuries a helicopter was called in to hoist the patient out. The rescue was completed in just under three hours.  No additional info  available regarding the current condition of the skier.

Rescue #26: Injured skiers, Alta Main Baldy Chute

Callout Time: 3:54PM 6/12/2021

Duration: 2hours 54 minutes