WINTER PARK, Colo. (AP) – The Colorado Avalanche Information Center is warning of dangerous conditions in the backcountry after a telemark skier triggered a large avalanche near Winter Park.
Spokesman Scott Toepfer says the skier was partially buried and was rescued by a friend who was skiing with him on Sunday afternoon.READ MORE: USGS Reports 2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Near Aspen Saturday Night
The skier was not identified and his injuries were not available.READ MORE: 'It's A Team Job': Volunteers Prepare Colorado Lands For Possible Challenging Wild Fire Year
The center says Saturday’s high winds could affect other snow slabs near tree line on easterly slopes.MORE NEWS: Raise The Future Needs The Colorado Community To Come Together Around Youth Living In Foster Care
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