VIDEO: Full CAIC Accident Report from 15-Foot Deep Avalanche That Partially Buried & Injured CO Skier on Saturday

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Video report of the first injury/rescue of the season in North America that we know of occurred in Colorado on Saturday.  The avalanche was 15-feet deep at it’s deepest, was skier triggered, the skier was injured and partially buried, he could not extract himself, he was rescued by helicopter.

Thanks for this great reporting, CAIC.

Full written report on this Avalanche here:

First Avalanche Injury in Colorado on Saturday | Skier Partially Buried, Rescued by Helicopter

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The first avalanche fatality of the year was reported from California yesterday.

1st Avalanche Fatality of 2015/16 Occurs in California | UCLA Student Found Dead in Mt. Whitney Area


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