According to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, an inbounds avalanche occurred at Breckenridge Ski Resort, CO early this afternoon.
The avalanche occurred off the Imperial Express SuperChair, which provides skiers and riders with access to expert terrain.
Ski patrol received a report of the slide at 12:25pm this afternoon. It was reported that it occured north of Imperial Bowl.
Thankfully, no injuries have been reported.
An Avalanche Warning is currently in effect for the area.
**We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available**
COZ009-010-012-033-034-058-060-061-082-091630- BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED AVALANCHE WARNING COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO 620 AM MST FRI MAR 08 2019 THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER. Avalanche Warning in effect for the and Northern and Central Mountains, including the Front Range, Vail and Summit County, Sawatch, Aspen, Gunnison, and Grand Mesa areas. * TIMING...Beginning Wednesday March 6. Expires at 8:00 AM MST Saturday March 8. * AFFECTED AREA...Front Range, Ten Mile Range, Gore Range, Elk Mountains, West Elk Mountains, Ruby Range, Mosquito Range, Sawatch Range, Grand Mesa * AVALANCHE DANGER...Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist. The avalanche danger HIGH (Level 4). Very large natural avalanches are likely. These avalanches will be very destructive and may run to the valley bottoms. * REASON...Continued snowfall and strong winds keep the avalanche danger at HIGH (Level 4). Avalanches may release naturally, and can run from high elevations to the valley floors. * PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Do not travel in or below avalanche terrain. Give avalanche paths a wide berth. Avalanches may run further into the valleys than you might think. Consult www.colorado.gov/avalanche for detailed information.