Tragic news out of Summit Country Colorado were a 2 snowshoers and a dog were killed in an avalanche near Hoosier Pass Saturday. Here is the statement from Summit Country Rescue Group:
Two snowshoers and their dog were caught, buried, and killed by an avalanche near North Star Mountain, northwest of Hoosier Pass on January 8, 2022. A search began after they were reported overdue. Deputies from the Summit County Sheriffs office, volunteers from the Summit County Rescue Group, and Flight for Life began searching an areas west of Hooiser Pass on January 9. They found a recent avalanche and a faint track in an area of interest on a flank of North Star Mountain. An avalanche rescue dog located both snowshoers and their dog, all of whom were completely buried by avalanche debris. All three were deceased. Our deepest condolences go out to the friends and family and everyone affected by this tragic accident. FULL REPORT HERE.