Quebec man dies in backcountry accident near Revelstoke
RCMP said a snowmobiler has died in an accident Saturday, December 2 on Boulder Mountain, near Revelstoke.
RCMP said the local detachment was notified at 5:40 p.m., of a missing snowmobiler on Boulder Mountain.
Police said that the 27-year-old man from Quebec was snowmobiling with a group when he became separated.
RCMP said the man had tried to radio to his group his location, however not having GPS or satellite communication, he could not be immediately located.
Revelstoke Search and Rescue were deployed and later located the man in serious medical distress, in a remote and steep area called “Toilet Bowl”.
“Sadly, while the man was being rapidly extracted from the location, his condition worsened and he succumbed to his injuries,” RCMP said in a media release.
“The death is not suspicious.”
Revelstoke RCMP is working alongside the BC Coroners Service in the investigation.