Skiers Survive Avalanche Near Crested Butte

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (CBS4) – Two skiers survived an avalanche that happened in the Paradise Divide area northwest of the town of Crested Butte.

Sources say one of the skiers stayed above the snow slide and rode it out.

The slide was 600 feet long.

Police say neither of the skiers were injured.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

Marijuana In Colorado: Talking With Youth

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia