Fatal avalanche near ski resort in Washington state
At least three people are said to have died after an avalanche near a ski resort in the US state of Washington.
Rescuers were dispatched to an out-of-bounds area near Stevens Pass ski resort located in the Cascade Mountains north-east of Seattle.
The Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center warned of a high avalanche danger above 5,000 ft in the area with a considerable danger at lower levels.
20 Feb 2012
- From the section US & Canada