There has been a good outcome in the case of the skier who was injured on Mt Bogong, after a rescue yesterday.
The following comes from the ABC.
Rescuers praised for ‘incredible effort’ to help injured skier from Mount Bogong
Mount Beauty police have praised the work of volunteers and personnel who rescued an injured skier from Mount Bogong, in north-east Victoria, yesterday.
The 44-year-old Albury man broke a leg while skiing with friends late on Tuesday afternoon.
Attempts to rescue him by air ambulance were scuttled due to poor weather and the man spent two nights with his rescuers on the mountain.
He was walked by stretcher to a road ambulance and taken to the Albury hospital yesterday afternoon.
Sergeant Damian Bould said the rescue was made possible by dozens of people.
“Yes it’s been fabulous. Just those members alone who’ve walked as far as Michelle’s Hut, so nearly to the summit of Mt Bogong, has been in excess of 40 members of police, SES, ski patrol, Ambulance Victoria and volunteer organisations,” he said.
“So it’s been an incredible effort by all.
“Some of these groups have been able to provide specialist knowledge and assistance with roping, there was quite a long distance where the patient had to be dragged up a steep slope using ropes.
“So they were able to provide assistance with that and work hand-in-hand with the police search and rescue squad.”