Man rescued after 4 nights stranded on mountain above Strawberry Reservoir

Rescue of 60 yr old male by Wasatch SAR chopper.

Man missing in Wasatch County is rescued after spending 5 nights on the mountain. Rescue Report: March 13, 2018 1:15pRescue: Missing snowmobiler is rescued after spending 4 night on the mountain. Wasatch Search & Rescue, Wasatch Sheriff's Office, Summit County SAR and DPSall helped with the search.What happened: Missing person report turned to missing snowmobiler and then it was discovered that he had been gone for several days. Search started last night and thencontinued today. This subject was evacuated to the Heber Hospital by Wasatch SAR helicopter in good condition. Special thanks to Summit SAR and DPS for the assist.

Posted by Wasatch County Search & Rescue on Tuesday, March 13, 2018

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah, March 13, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A 60-year-old man is in good condition after he was stranded for four nights on the mountain above Strawberry Reservoir near Heber City.

A Facebook post from Wasatch County Search and Rescue said the man went snowmobiling Friday and was reported missing when he didn’t return.

The search for the man started Monday night and he was located early Tuesday afternoon.

The man was flown to Heber Valley Hospital by the Wasatch County SAR helicopter in good condition.

Summit County Search and Rescue, the Utah Department of Public Safety and Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the search and the rescue.

Wasatch County SAR said more information will be released later Tuesday afternoon.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information becomes available.


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