Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue find another snowmobiler

Two weekends after two snowmobile incidents kept search and rescue busy, another man needed saving.

Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue find another snowmobiler

On March 3 at 11:07 p.m., Smithers RCMP received a report of a missing snowmobiler on Blunt Mountain near Witset.

The 41-year-old male became separated from his friend and failed to return to the community. The temperature was -16 degrees Celsius.

Fortunately, the sledder was experienced and had adequate clothing, some safety gear and a phone. Bulkley Valley Search and Rescue, along with community volunteers on sleds equipped with radios, searched the area and located the missing snowmobiler at approximately 3:30 a.m. on March 4. He was uninjured, but feeling the effects of the cold temperatures.

–Submitted by Smithers RCMP.

Smithers RCMP