Stevens Pass area avalanche injures father and son
SULTAN, Wash. -- A father and son pair were injured late Tuesday morning when they were caught in an avalanche just outside the Stevens Pass Ski area boundary. Search and rescue coordinators were notified that two skiers were injured in a slide on the "Big Chief" run of Bull Mountain just outside the popular ski resort's boundaries. The avalanche was reported at 11:20 a.m., and rescuers reached a 23-year-old skier and his 48-year-old father within 20 minutes, officials said.