Shawnigan Lake, Canada: Injured hiker rescued by helicopter from Baldy Mountains

Posted on July 9, 2013 • Filed under: Canada, Tourists Injured

According to, a visiting hiker found himself on a slippery slope Monday, quite literally. Cowichan Search and Rescue members were called at 2 p.m. to rescue a climber who’d fallen approximately 20 feet into a deep crevasse at Mount Baldy in Shawnigan Lake. Due to lower-body injuries and challenging terrain, the hiker was transported by helicopter off the mountain. Read Article

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