Rescue Radio by Portland Mountain Rescue

Helicopter Rescue in the Grand Canyon

June 01, 2021 Portland Mountain Rescue - Tom Gall Season 1 Episode 8
Rescue Radio by Portland Mountain Rescue
Helicopter Rescue in the Grand Canyon
Show Notes

Created by: Mari Feher,  Hosted by: Ania Wiktorowicz

Tom Gall, one of Portland Mountain Rescue's Rescue Leader takes you down to the Grand Canyon where a canyoneering trip when horribly wrong.  Tom's years of experience as a 20 year PMR veteran, a fire lieutenant and as a paramedic came in handy to control the situation and organize an aerial evacuation.  As a bonus, he will also share a  story of a cross country skiing outing turning into a midnight rescue in the frozen Mt Hood forest, where being prepared for anything literally saved a friend's life.  Do you want to know what was in his pack? Come and listen to the stories.