Canmore man caught in Golden avalanche Sunday dies from injuries

A 64-year-old Canmore man, who was part of a group of 13 skiers caught up in an avalanche on Esplanade Mountain west of Golden, B.C., on Sunday has died, police confirmed Thursday in a release.

64-year-old man was part of a group of skiers caught in the Esplanade Mountain avalanche

A self-guided group triggered an avalanche in the Esplanade mountain range north of Golden B.C. Feb. 21. (Golden and District Search and Rescue)

A 64-year-old Canmore man, who was part of a group of 13 skiers caught up in an avalanche on Esplanade Mountain northwest of Golden, B.C., on Sunday has died, police confirmed Thursday in a release.

The man was one of two skiers critically injured of seven that were sent to various hospitals for treatment.

The Canmore man is the second avalanche-related death during that weekend.

30-year-old Nick Roberts, a member of the Calgary Fire Department died Saturday in an avalanche in the East Quartz Creek area, also in the Golden area.

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