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Skier killed in avalanche near Breckenridge

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Posted at 5:38 PM, Apr 30, 2023

DENVER — A backcountry skier was killed in an avalanche near Breckenridge Saturday, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.

The solo skier was buried in a small but long-running avalanche on Bald Mountain in Summit County, the CAIC stated in a report.

The agency said it will visit the site on Sunday and issue a full report next week.

The identity of the skier has not been released.

Saturday’s incident brings the number of avalanche fatalities in Colorado this season to 11.

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