RCMP respond to fatal avalanche on the Kicking Horse Resort

Golden, Field, BC – On February 16th, 2023, at 1:00 p.m., the Golden-Field RCMP were called to a report of an avalanche within the Kicking Horse Resort. RCMP along with Search and Rescue arrived and confirmed a group of six skiers had been caught in an avalanche. Of the six, two were found deceased. The group had been skiing in the back-country when the avalanche was triggered. The other members of the group suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Search and Rescue
(File Photo) Search and Rescue

The group was properly equipped with kits and beacons.

Golden-Field RCMP are working alongside the BC Coroners Service in the investigation.

File # 2023-281

Golden-Field RCMP

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