Two skiers have been rescued after they were swept up in an avalanche outside the boundary of the Panorama ski resort near Invermere, B.C. on Sunday afternoon.
The pair were caught in the slide at around 1:30 p.m. PT and have since been taken to hospital. Police believe one of the two may have suffered spinal injuries.
Witnesses had reported seeing more people in the area of the avalanche, Columbia Valley RCMP said. A search to find any survivors was launched, and police said later they were confident no one else was caught in the avalanche.
Search crews had found no evidence of any other victims in the snow and planned to continue scouring the area until 6 p.m. PT, Cpl. Grant Simpson said.