Cover: Ken Mattson

The avalanche that buried skiers at Taos yesterday has ultimately proved fatal as one of the victims died yesterday afternoon, sometime before 5pm while receiving medical attention at the nearby, Holy Cross Hospital.

According to the Taos News, the other buried person was transported to a medical facility in Albuquerque and remains in critical condition. The slide occurred off the recently opened Kachina Peak in a chute known as K3.

Both the victims remain unidentified and we will update this story as more information becomes available.

Find the entire Taos News article here: One skier dies, second critically injured after avalanche at Taos Ski Valley

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