Hiker rescued from trail on Peachland’s Pincushion Mountain
|globalnews.ca 20 Oct 2018 at 11:52|
Rescuers from Central Okanagan Search and Rescue attend to an injured hiker on Pincushion Mountain in Peachland, BC, Oct. 20, 2018.
Coutesy: COSAR/ Global Okanagan
Emergency crews spent almost three hours attempting to bring an injured hiker down from a trail on Pinchushion Mountain near Peachland Saturday morning.
The 46-year-old woman had broken her ankle near the peak of the mountain, according to Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR), a location that is about an hour hike from the trail-head.
Peachland fire crews along with paramedics and volunteers from COSAR began their efforts to rescue the hiker before 8 a.m.