Footage from Silver Mountain search and rescue operations released
SHOSHONE CO., Idaho — Two Bear Air has released helicopter footage from the Silver Mountain avalanche search and rescue operations.
The video shows the Recco detector that hangs from their helicopter, used to pick up Recco reflectors, which are often found in high-end ski jackets and equipment. As the helicopter crew circles around the Wardner Traverse, you can see volunteer and search and rescue crews shoveling snow and poking down long poles to find the missing skier.
The video does not show anyone being rescued, but crews did eventually recover the body of the final missing skier at Silver Mountain.
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