Boston Men Missing After Avalanche In Canada

BOSTON (CBS) – Two snowshoers from Boston are missing in Canada and police believe they may have been on a mountain during an avalanche.

The investigation started when the two men, who have not been identified, didn’t check out of their hotel near Field in southwest Alberta Tuesday. They also missed their flights.

Investigators found the travelers’ rented car near a trail just north of Lake Louise. There were snowshoe tracks leading into nearby avalanche debris, and no tracks leading out.

There is still an extreme avalanche risk in that area and it’s too dangerous even for the recovery teams to go in right now. Police aren’t releasing their names, but have been in touch with both families.

“Our condolences really go out to them at this point,” said Cpl. Curtis Peters, of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

“It’s tough being away from your family in a situation like this. I…

Original published: 16 March 2017 12:27 am Read the full Boston News here


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