Backcountry Avalanche near Golden, B.C.

Golden, BC – On March 11, 2018 just before 1:00 pm, the Golden-Field RCMP were notified that an avalanche had been triggered on Repeater Ridge, out of bounds from the ski resort, near Golden, BC

Police immediately activated Golden & District Search & Rescue (GADSAR), who flew in to the area by helicopter.

The Golden-Field RCMP were advised that a male was injured. The male was flown back to Golden where he received further medical treatment.

The Golden-Field RCMP would like to thank GADSAR for their continued support on Search & Rescue operations in the area.

File # 2018-646

Golden/Field RCMP

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