Rescuers in Squamish say a person in his mid-30s was injured after a paragliding accident on Saturday on the Stawamus Chief.
BJ Chute, a supervisor with Squamish Search and Rescue, stated round 3:30 p.m. PT, the person grew to become entangled after being blown again in opposition to the wall of the granite dome whereas paragliding.
Chute stated the person sustained again accidents, however was capable of safe himself to the aspect of the Stawamus Chief till rescuers had been capable of attain him.
Members with Squamish SAR flew to the highest of the Chief after which lowered a rescuer right down to the injured man.
One other line was then dropped to the bottom and the paraglider was lowered down.
The realm is a well-liked place to paraglide. Chute stated related accidents occur two to a few instances a yr.
A paraglider within the sky close to Vancouver in 2013.