Missing back country skiers found safe near Rossland Friday

Good news in the case of a couple of back country skiers in the Rossland area.

The pair and their 2 dogs became lost Thursday and had to spend the night out on the side of the mountain in the lower bowl of Lepsoe Mountain, around the Nancy Greene Summit.

South Columbia, Rossland, Grand Forks and Castlegar Search and Rescue were called out with close to 30 members responding, and with the help of High Terrain Helicopters, they were able to locate them and they were rescued safely.