Skier dies from her injuries after being buried in an avalanche in the West Kootenay

TMTV.NET – Nelson BC Canada – The avalanche happened early afternoon (Sunday Dec 31) in Stagleap Provincial Park on Cornice Ridge which is located at the top of Kootenay Pass in southeast BC, between the communities of Salmo and Creston.

RCMP along with local Search and Rescue crews attended the scene were the victim was then flown to Trail Regional Hospital.

She was in serious condition at the time after being buried for several minutes.

The BC Coroners Service confirmed today to BCTV Kootenays that the out-of-province woman in her 30s died days later as a result of her injuries.

No name or home town is being released.

Avalanche buries skier on Kootenay Pass in the West Kootenay