The rescue took approximately five hours to complete.
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“Red Lodge Fire Rescue/Search and Rescue and the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office mobilized on Sunday afternoon to rescue a 21-year-old male who was seriously injured skiing the Gardner Headwall.
The Gardner Headwall is a popular extreme skiing area that can be accessed near the highest point on the Beartooth Pass.
Despite a report stating the man fell 400 feet, Sheriff Josh McQuillan said on Monday the fall was significant but not 400 feet.”