Skier Survives Being Caught In Avalanche

OPHIR, Colo. (CBS4) – A backcountry skier survived being caught in an avalanche on Sunday.

It happened near Ophir in southwest Colorado.

The man was taken to the Telluride airport with a broken leg but he is alive.

San Miguel County officials said the skier triggered the 1,500 foot slide.

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