A rafting trip where 10 people fell into a raging river in the Cascade Mountain foothills briefly launched rescue officials into high alert, but the experienced outdoor group was able to safely navigate to shore.
Powder Magazine senior editor John Stifter, who witnessed the slide that killed three of his skiing companions Sunday, said one person survived by bear-hugging a tree and holding on as the snow barreled over him. “It’s an absolute horror story,” Stifter said Monday.
There’s a forecast of snow in the mountains – making it the perfect weekend to hit one of Washington’s ski resorts. Grab your board, skis and snowshoes! Here’s what’s happening!