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RCMP say man found dead after avalanche near Whistler

(Source: whistlerblackcomb.com)

A slide at Callaghan Valley near Whistler is to blame for the death of a man

WHISTLER (NEWS 1130) – RCMP say a man is dead after an avalanche near Whistler Saturday.

Sgt. Annie Linteau says police were notified about a slide at Callaghan Valley just before noon.

She says 14 people were reported to be involved at the time the avalanche occurred.

RCMP and Whistler Search and Rescue sent crews to the remote location which could only be accessed by helicopter and snowmobile.

She said the body of a 32-year-old man was recovered shortly before 4 p.m.

No one else suffered serious injuries.