Inbound avalanche buries one person at Steamboat Springs ski area

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — One person was caught and buried in an avalanche at Steamboat Resort midday Sunday.

The call to Mountain Dispatch came in at 12:58 p.m., according to Dave Hunter, vice president of mountain operations for Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp.

The individual was transported by ambulance to UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center and are currently in good condition, Hunter said.

The avalanche started in an area of terrain that is inbounds but currently closed.

Read more on Steamboat Pilot.

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