Breaking: inbound avalanche at SilverStar Mountain Resort

Stock image of SilverStar Mountain Resort

Due to warming in temperatures, an isothermal avalanche occurred at SilverStar Mountain Resort on Wednesday afternoon (North America time). 
 
The incident occurred just after 12 p.m. on a double black diamond run located on SilverStar’s Putnam Creek. 
 
One male was involved in the incident and was transported to hospital by BC Air Ambulance.
 
SilverStar’s backside, Putnam Creek has been closed to deal with the incident and will be closed until further notice.
 
We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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