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STARS responds for ice climber injured at Grotto Canyon

The female ice climber was transported to Foothills Medical Centre in stable, non-life-threatening condition.
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Ice climbers prepare to ascend Hers, the ice climbing route on the right at Grotto Canyon, on Friday (Jan. 15). EVAN BUHLER RMO PHOTO

BOW VALLEY – An ice climber was injured at Grotto Canyon on Thursday evening (Jan. 14). 

According to STARS spokesperson Tammy Yamkowy, an air ambulance crew responded the Stoney Nakoda Resort and Casino to transport an injured climber. 

"STAR-1 rendezvoused with EMS at Stoney Nakoda Casino assuming care for a adult female ice climber injured while climbing," Yamkowy wrote in an email.  

"We transported her to Foothills Medical Centre; she was in stable, non-life-threatening condition." 

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