Rescuers in Helicopter Aid Injured Skier in Grand Teton
JACKSON, Wyo. (Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide) — Rescuers used a helicopter to get an injured skier out of the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park.
A ranger and two Teton County Search and Rescue volunteers flew to help the 30-year-old Vermont woman Saturday.
She hurt her leg skiing on Olive Oil, a 10,000-foot peak in the Teton Range.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports rescuers flew the woman suspended beneath a helicopter to Teton Village, where she was taken by ambulance to a hospital.
Park officials didn't release the woman's identity.