Avalanche at Squaw Valley on Friday, March 2 | SierraSun.com

Avalanche at Squaw Valley on Friday, March 2

An inbounds avalanche occurred at Squaw Valley on Friday afternoon, March 2, the ski resort confirmed.

“Our teams are actively responding to the situation and we will follow up with additional information asap,” said Liesl Hepburn, public relations director for Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows.

This story will be updated.

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