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2 skiers, dog caught in avalanche in Pitkin Creek

Posted at 10:17 AM, Feb 24, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-24 12:22:15-05

DENVER — Two skiers were seriously injured in an avalanche in Pitkin Creek Friday, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.

A dog was also partially buried in the avalanche that occurred around noon on the west-facing chute of Pitkin Creek.

No other details were available.

There have been a total of eight injuries and two deaths related to avalanches in Colorado so far this season, according to the CAIC.

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