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Avalanche victim recovered

Posted: Monday, Feb 4th, 2013




BONDURANT – Last Monday, Tip Top Search and Rescue and other volunteers brought out the body of Elizabeth “Liza” Benson, 28, from the high-altitude ridge where she died the Jan. 27 in an avalanche near Clause Peak in the remote mountains high above Cliff Creek.

Benson had been skiing with four others when a small avalanche broke away and swept her 120 feet downhill into a heavily timbered area at 9,200 feet elevation, according to Sublette County Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Smith.

For the complete article see the 02-05-2013 issue.

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