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Skier Dies in Methow Valley Avalanche

The slide occurred in the backcountry near Setting Sun Mountain.

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Another Cascades avalanche struck last weekend, killing a 36-year-old skier from Winthrop. The man’s group, all experienced skiers, was skiing in the backcountry near Setting Sun Mountain in the Methow Valley.  

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