Lost B.C. snowmobiler praised for ‘spot-on’ survival response
A B.C. search-and-rescue team is commending the actions of a 17-year-old snowmobiler who “did everything right” after getting lost this weekend.
The sledder was out with a group Saturday afternoon near Mica Mountain, northeast of Canim Lake, when he became separated from the group.
His party realized he was missing when they met at the parking lot, according to 100 Mile House RCMP. Some of the group stayed to look for him, while others went to contact South Cariboo Search and Rescue and police.
But it’s what happened in the backcountry that drew praise from search crews.
South Cariboo Search and Rescue search manager James Seely said the teen made multiple attempts…