New Hampshire

Skier Hurt in Human-Caused Avalanche on NH's Mount Washington

A skier trigged an avalanche on Sunday near the the top of Left Gully, the first human-caused avalanche of the season

Mount Washington Avalanche Center

Two skiers were caught in human-caused avalanches on Mount Washington and one of them was seriously injured, the mountain’s avalanche center said.

A skier trigged an avalanche on Sunday near the the top of Left Gully, the first human-caused avalanche of the season. That triggered a second avalanche. The skier was carried about 800 feet and was not hurt.

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That avalanche hit another skier, who was carried more than 450 feet and hit several rocks, the center said. That person was injured and was carried out in a five-hour rescue mission.

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