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6 Skiers Survive Backcountry Avalanche Near Whistler | 1 Person Buried For Over 4 Minutes

6 Skiers Survive Backcountry Avalanche Near Whistler

“Six people were caught in an avalanche in the backcountry near Whistler, B.C., Tuesday morning, RCMP have confirmed.

Police say the Blackcomb ski patrol received an emergency call from the group on the Spearhead Glacier, northeast of Blackcomb, at about 11:20 a.m. PT.

One person who was buried by the slide for four minutes was pulled out unconscious by the others in the group, according to Staff Sgt. Steve Leclair.”

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