An avalanche overtook a group of 15 skiers at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, but no serious injuries were reported.
A statement released by the Summit County resort says an A-Basin ski patroller was leading a group of 14 skiers when the avalanche was triggered in west Montezuma Bowl at about 2:45 p.m. Saturday.
The area was closed to the general public, but the resort says it had undergone "extensive" avalanche mitigation in recent days.
The Denver Post reports all of the skiers were accounted for, and one of them had to be taken off the mountain because of a knee injury.
The resort and the Colorado Avalanche Information Center are investigating.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus