Coordinated effort rescues injured skier near Rico

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Coordinated effort rescues injured skier near Rico

Local crews dropped off by helicopter then ski to victim
Rescue crews respond to an injured skier caught in an avalanche on Telescope Mountain northeast of Rico.
A skier injured in an avalanche near Rico was transported by the Flight for Life helicopter.
An avalanche released on Telescope Mountain Tuesday morning near Rico. The release point can be seen toward the top of the slope. It was triggered by backcountry skiers, and one skier was caught and injured.
A search and rescue is underway for skiers who were caught in an avalanche on Telescope Mountain northeast of Rico.

Coordinated effort rescues injured skier near Rico

Rescue crews respond to an injured skier caught in an avalanche on Telescope Mountain northeast of Rico.
A skier injured in an avalanche near Rico was transported by the Flight for Life helicopter.
An avalanche released on Telescope Mountain Tuesday morning near Rico. The release point can be seen toward the top of the slope. It was triggered by backcountry skiers, and one skier was caught and injured.
A search and rescue is underway for skiers who were caught in an avalanche on Telescope Mountain northeast of Rico.
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