One person is missing following avalanche


2021-02-24 09:19 PST

File # 2021-152

On Tuesday ,February 23rd, three people backcountry skiing just north of Valemount BC were caught in an Avalanche.

Two of the skiers were able to free themselves but the third could not be located. The missing
35 year old man is from Fernie BC.

Robson Valley Search and Rescue had to suspend the search due to darkness, and will be continuing the search today. All three were experienced backcountry skiers.

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


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