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Search team delighted with missing skier outcome

A delighted search manager is reflecting on the positive outcome to the hunt for missing skier Edward Perello.

The 47 year old was found cold and hungry but okay in the Qua Valley next to Whitewater Thursday morning. That’s over three days and nights since he went off alone Monday morning.

Here’s Nelson Search and Rescue’s Chris Armstrong.

Armstrong figures the skier got disoriented in changing weather Monday and had to hunker down in the tree line of the valley.

A helicopter crew spotted a single track in the valley and that’s how they traced him.

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