3 skiers partially buried by avalanche in Alta
Three skiers were partially buried at Alta Ski Resort when an avalanche was triggered Monday afternoon, officials said.
The avalanche was skier triggered at approximately 11:45 a.m. at Spot Slot above the High Traverse inside the resort, said spokeswoman Connie Marshall. Rescue crews were able to dig the skiers out and none reported injuries.
Marshall said it is a rare occasion for an avalanche to occur inside the resort. She did not know the last time one had been triggered.