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Published on 31 May 2021 / In News and Politics

Published on May 30, 2021
Two people are dead following an avalanche Sunday morning on an Alberta mountain that’s popular with climbers.

Steve Young, a communications officer with Jasper National Park, said the slab avalanche occurred on Mount Andromeda in the Columbia Icefield. The avalanche happened at about 7:45 a.m MT., according to Jasper RCMP.

Crews from the visitor safety team were dispatched to the area — one from Banff and two from Jasper – along with search dogs, who located the victims. Global News' Nicole Stillger reports.

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