Weekend avalanche in the Chetwynd area leaves one snowmobiler dead

CHETWYND, B.C. – An avalanche in the Chetwynd area over the weekend has left one person dead. Four snowmobiler…

CHETWYND, B.C. – An avalanche in the Chetwynd area over the weekend has left one person dead.

Four snowmobilers were in the Sunshine Bowl in the Hasler riding area on November 27th, when one triggered a slide catching three others in an avalanche, according to Avalanche Canada.

Two of the snowmobilers were partially buried and were self rescued, while one was fully buried and did not survive the encounter.

Avalanche Canada has listed the avalanche as a size 3.

Energeticcity reached out to RCMP for more information.

 

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