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On Saturday, March 3rd, 2018, an inbounds avalanche occurred at Squaw Valley ski resort, CA.
One snowboarder was buried in that avalanche.
Bystanders dug that snowboarder out of the snow and saved him.
This is the story of one of those bystanders who helped dig up that buried snowboarder at Squaw.
Press Release from Squaw Valley, CA:
“Five guests were caught in the avalanche, two females and three males. One guest suffered a serious lower body injury and was transported by North Tahoe Fire Department to Tahoe Forest Hospital. Another guest was rescued by Squaw Valley rescue teams, transported to the Tahoe Truckee Medical Group at the base of Squaw Valley, and then was subsequently released. The three other guests who were caught in the avalanche left the scene unharmed.”