Rescuers look for skier after avalanche near Telluride

February 20, 2019

TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — Rescuers are looking for a backcountry skier who may have been caught in an avalanche in southwestern Colorado.

They looked for the man after the slide near Telluride on Tuesday with the help of avalanche dogs and resumed the search Wednesday.

The search is happening near the Telluride Ski Resort. The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office says two ski lifts have been closed because of the search.