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Hiker, dog rescued from steep slope by West Kelowna Fire Rescue – Okanagan |


West Kelowna Fire Rescue came to the aid of a stranded hiker and his dog on Wednesday afternoon.

The rescue took place in Bear Creek Provincial Park, just below the second lookout, around 2 p.m.

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According to WKFR, a high-angle rope team safely retrieved the man and his dog from a steep slope above a cliff.

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“The public is reminded to exercise extreme caution out on the trails,” said West Kelowna Fire Rescue, “especially in areas with loose footing and near steep slopes.”

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