Missing skier found deceased

Valemount

2021-02-25 11:42 PST

File # 2021-152

On Wednesday February 24th, the missing man was located deceased, buried in the Avalanche debris field. He was located by a Robson Valley Search and Recue team.

The class 3.5 avalanche occurred in the Swift Creek valley just north of Valemount, at 2:55pm on February 23rd. Emergency Services were notified immediately by one of the survivors activating an InReach satellite communication device. The two survivors are not injured.

The BC Coroner Service has assumed conduct of the investigation. All further questions should be directed to them. There is no further information at this time.
 

 

Released by

Cpl. Madonna Saunderson

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George, BC V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166
Cell: 250-301-3521

Email: madonna.saunderson@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Follow Us:

Date modified: