GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Two backcountry skiers were caught in an avalanche in Garfield County on Tuesday afternoon. One did not survive and the other had to be rescued.

The snow slide happened near Sheriff’s Reservoir in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area in Garfield County.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

One skier escaped and was able to get help. One skier died.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google photo

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

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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

Connecting to %s