Vernon RCMP request assistance to evacuate female in medical distress from the Enderby Cliffs.

After a request by Vernon RCMP and Vernon SAR, Penticton and District Search and Rescue paged out their HETS Team shortly after 3:00 P.M. to assist Vernon Search and Rescue evacuate a female hiker from the Enderby Cliffs. The HETS Team arrived on scene at 16:45 hours to find Vernon SAR members who has been with the injured hiker since 11:00 A.M.

After the evacuation was conducted, the HETS teams returned and lifted out the 3 Vernon SAR members and a search dog.

Randy Brown – Public Relations Officer