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By Andi Bourne

Billings snowmobiler rescued in Marshall Creek drainage


January 3, 2019

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Seeley Swan Search & Rescue volunteers and other civilian volunteers joined the search Saturday night, Dec. 29 and Sunday morning for a 32-year-old Billings man that was separated from his group Saturday afternoon. The man was found uninjured and was able to ride out on his own arriving at the Westside Bypass Trailhead around 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan Search & Rescue volunteers and local experts rescued a lost snowmobiler Sunday, Dec. 30. After he spent the night in the Lake Marshall drainage, the 32-year-old Billings man was reunited with his group nearly 24 hours after he was separated.

A group of around eight riders were riding the Little Africa area on Saturday. One of the members of the group, that Incident Commander and Missoula County Sheriff's Sergeant Bob Parcell said was not as experienced of a rider as others, got separated and dropped into the Marshall Creek drainage - very difficult terrain t...

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