February 21, 2024

LAKE TAHOE – One other avalanche was reported Thursday afternoon at Palisades Tahoe ski resort, a day after one individual was killed and one other was injured in an analogous incident, officers mentioned.

Nobody was killed or injured in the newest avalanche, ski resort spokesperson Patrick Lacey mentioned in an electronic mail.

Thursday’s incident was reported round 12:30 p.m. close to Wolverine Bowl on the Alpine facet, Lacey mentioned. The Summit Categorical chairlift and space have been instantly closed.

“After searches have been accomplished and it was confirmed that no company or workers have been concerned, the realm was cleared by ski patrol and the carry was reopened,” Lacey mentioned.

Avalanche hazard mitigation work befell previous to the avalanche and earlier than the ski space opened, Lacey mentioned. It included firing photographs from a 105mm howitzer and ski chopping by the realm.

Level Reyes and Truckee space resident Kenneth Kidd, 66, was killed round 9:30 a.m. Wednesday after an avalanche hit an professional snowboarding and snowboarding space beneath the KT-22 chairlift. The avalanche was estimated to be 150 toes vast and 10 toes deep.

A second individual was injured within the incident, which occurred half an hour after the realm opened for the season.

Kidd and the injured individual have been ski resort company.

Palisades Tahoe sits on the western facet of Lake Tahoe, about 40 miles from Reno, Nevada. The ski resort was host web site for the 1960 Winter Olympics and its trails have lengthy served as a proving floor for a few of the nation’s best winter athletes.

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