TRUCKEE — Squaw Valley USA says two skiers were treated for non-life threatening injuries when they were caught in an avalanche.
The slide happened just before 10 a.m. Sunday. Resort officials say neither skier was buried by snow, adding that members of the ski patrol were on the scene within a minute.
A 39-year-old woman was treated and released from a Squaw Valley medical clinic.
A second skier, a 16-year-old boy, was treated for a shoulder injury and taken to Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee.
Squaw Valley says more than 100 staff and volunteers did a thorough search of the area to confirm no one else was caught in the slide
Avalanche rescue dogs were also used.
Resources To Help
North Bay Suicide Prevention 24-hour hotline: 855-587-6373
NAMI Sonoma County warmline: 707-527-6655
Sonoma County Psychiatric Emergency Services: 707-576-8181
For information on Sonoma County support groups, call 707-527-6655 or go to namisonomacounty.org