Two Skiers Caught & Injured in Inbounds Avalanche at Snowbasin Ski Resort, UT on Sunday

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Avalanche Injures Skiers Inbounds at Snowbasin, UT

Two skiers were caught and injured in an inbounds avalanche at Snowbasin Ski Resort in Huntsville, Utah on Sunday afternoon.

The skiers were brother and sister and were skiing the “No Name” run at the northern edge of the ski resort when an avalanche was triggered and swept them downhill.

The brother was partially buried but able to dig himself out.

The sister was fully buried and dug out by bystanders and ski patrol.

Both the brother and sister were taken to McKay-Dee Hospital.  The brother was transported by ambulance and the sister was transported by LifeFlight.  She was in stable condition and reportedly received no major injuries.

The avalanche danger was ranked as Moderate/Considerable on Sunday in the Snowbasin area.

 


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