7.15.22 Leverich Canyon Rescue

On July 15, 2022, at 11:33 A.M., Gallatin County dispatch received a call for a mountain biker who crashed while riding the trails in Leverich Canyon. The mountain biker sustained injuries to their head, shoulder, and leg.

Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue Valley Section volunteers, along with members of Hyalite Fire and AMR, deployed to Leverich Canyon. The patient was located 1.5 miles from the trailhead.  Teams performed a medical assessment, stabilized the patient, and then transported to the trailhead. The patient was ultimately transported to Bozeman Health for further medical evaluation.

Sheriff Dan Springer would like to thank all responders for executing this rescue so professionally and seamlessly as well as the citizens in the area that gave the rescuers space and consideration to perform their duties safely.

Photos courtesy of Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office.


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