California Highway Patrol Rescues Backcountry Skier On Donner Pass


On January 27, 2017 the California Highway Patrol Helicopter-20 was called in to assist in a backcountry rescue of a backcountry skier with an injured leg near Flora Lake between Boreal Ski Resort and Donner Lake. CHP filmed the helicopter rescue, providing a unique perspective on backcountry rescue. Thanks to all of the SAR pros and volunteers who help in these scenarios!

Watch backcountry skier getting rescued on Donner Pass:

Here is the Facebook post from CHP – Valley Division Air Operations:

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Published on Jan 28, 2017
donner pass rescue