Life's Ironies: Avalanche Awareness Class Caught In Deadly Slide
Proof that irony is alive and well in the world today:
AVALANCHE AWARENESS CLASS CAUGHT IN DEADLY SLIDE
PITKIN COUNTY, Colorado - One person died Sunday when an avalanche swept through a group of people taking an avalanche awareness class.
The Pitkin County Sheriff's Department says six people were involved in the slide on the backside of the Aspen Highlands Ski Area in an area known as Five Fingers Bowl. It is outside the Aspen Highlands Ski Area.
One person was critically injured and later died after attempts to resuscitate him. The rest of the group had minor or no injuries.