Avalanche reported at Loveland Ski Area; no reports of people trapped

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CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — An avalanche was reported at Loveland Ski Area Friday afternoon, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

The avalanche occurred around 2:30 p.m. Friday. According to a Loveland Ski Area spokesperson, a skier accessed closed terrain within the ski area boundary and triggered the avalanche.

The avalanche was reported by a guest at 2:34 p.m.

Loveland Ski Patrol responded immediately with beacons, probes, avalanche dogs and rescue equipment. They searched the debris field alongside Clear Creek County Search and Rescue and additional search teams from a neighboring ski area.

The search was completed at 5:20 p.m.

There are no reports of injuries or anyone trapped in the slide.

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