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TNSAR Search 1/19/2020

Husband and Wife in Grouse Canyon

Submitted by Dirk Schoonmaker

A Husband and wife were reported lost in Grouse Canyon off the backside of Ward Peak at Alpine Meadows. They were in phone contact and reported a minor knee injury. Alpine patrollers followed their track and CHP helicopter H20 responded. TNSAR skiers received a ride to the Ward Peak top shack and stood by while H20 landed and transported the two MPs to Alpine parking lot. The 2 patrollers assisted in moving the MPs to the landing zone and then hiked out. TNSAR skiers returned to base.

Dave Lade
Ken White

Paul Cushing
Joe Pace
Dirk Schoonmaker
Bob Wright
Sarah Krammen
Andrew Cobourn
Andrew Oesterreicher
Steve Kehler
Calvin Mitchell
Paul Kitano

Ray O'Brien
Alpine Ski Patrol

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