A skier has died from an avalanche west of Aspen

Posted at 7:57 PM, Apr 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-08 21:57:58-04

A back country skier was killed in an avalanche west of Aspen Highlands Ski Resort Sunday.

There were two skiers caught in the avalanche, resulting in one fatality.

There is currently an avalanche warning in effect until 6 a.m. Monday in Aspen. 

Although ski season is coming to an end people are encouraged to visit before going to the back country.

The identity of the skier has not yet been released.