News / Utah / 

Skier Recovered from Avalanche

Skier Recovered from Avalanche



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

(KSL News) -- Rescuers were busy today after an avlanche in Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Skier Recovered from Avalanche

Three men were caught in the slide, which happened in an area known as the elevator shaft near Brighton ski resort.

Only one of the men was buried though, and his two friends were able to go for help. Rescuers dug the man out. He was taken to a local hospital with two broken legs.

SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast