CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — Loveland Ski Area reported an avalanche on its property Friday afternoon.
At about 2:30 p.m., a skier riding in a chairlift spotted another skier in closed terrain. The out-of-bounds skier triggered the avalanche, according to Loveland officials.
Ski Patrol went to the slide area with search dogs and gear to probe the debris field.
Clear Creek County Search and Rescue, Alpine Rescue Team and search teams from neighboring ski areas also came to help.
Loveland said no missing persons have been reported.
As of 5 p.m., searchers were checking the debris field to make sure no skiers or boarders had been caught in the avalanche.
Searchers did not find anyone in the avalanche and cleared the mountain just before 6 p.m.
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