4 skiers died in an avalanche in the Wilson Peak area near Salt Lake City, UT today.
Some skiers (4) in the group survived and are currently being rescued.
Avalanche danger was HIGH/CONSIDERABLE in upper elevations today and the Utah Avalanche Center issued an Avalanche Warning for today in Utah.
All the skiers involved are reported to be aged between 23 to 38 years old.
It’s been a terrible week for avalanches in the USA…
Please be careful out there and please always check the forecast at Avalanche.org
This is a terrible tragedy and our prayers go out to the victims and families involved. We are grateful to the first responders and others who engaged in this rescue and recovery effort. With avalanche danger high right now, please exercise extreme caution. https://t.co/2sxB85eh74
— Spencer Cox (@SpencerJCox) February 6, 2021