Austrian Man Killed In Monday Avalanche North Of Revelstoke

Revelstoke RCMP say that a skier from Austria was killed in a Monday avalanche.

Police say that it happened around 3PM in the Gold Stream area, about 100km's North of Revelstoke.

RCMP say that the 52 year old male was skiing with five others when an avalanche struck as it was his turn to make his way down the mountain.

A Tuesday release says that the male victim was in cardiac arrest as he was airlifted to Revelstoke.

The name of the deceased has not been released, and no further details have been provided at this time.