Avalanche in Stagleap Provincial Park sends skier to hospital

Nelson and South Columbia Search and rescue were called out the afternoon of New Years eve, after a skier was involved in an avalanche in Stagleap  Provincial Park on the Kootenay Pass.

Along with search and rescue crews, 2 helicopters were called out, a UTV and ATV.

The victim was taken to hospital in Trail, so far no word on injuries.