A skier is dead after getting caught in an avalanche in the Callaghan Valley, near Whistler.
Speaking to Global News, Whistler Search and Rescue manager Brad Sills says they were called to the Hanging Lake area of Mount Sproatt at around 11:15 a.m. Saturday.
He says a group of 14 were caught in the avalanche, and one person, from Vancouver, was fully buried under snow.
His body was found by rescue crews under 80cm of snow shortly before 3:30 p.m.
The skier’s identity has not been made public.