The body of a experienced backcountry skier, Daniel Maddox, has been recovered near the Glencoe ski area in Scotland. Maddox had gone missing Saturday following days of heavy snowfall and very high winds.
Glencoe Mountain Resort posted this message on their Facebook page. “Glencoe Mountain Resort regret to say that an experienced off piste skier skiing out with the ski area was caught in a major avalanche this afternoon. Mountain Rescue Teams and Glencoe Ski patrol have been on site for the last 4hrs.”
Maddox’s body was recovered yesterday 7m under the snow in a gully where the snow was up to 15 m deep.