Missing backcountry skiers found alive in Cache County

Posted at 6:56 PM, Jan 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-04 12:24:14-05

CACHE COUNTY, Utah — A pair of overdue Beaver Mountain employees who went skiing in the backcountry have been found.

The man and woman in their 20s were found about 2 a.m.

Officials are expected to release more information about the search and rescue Wednesday.

The employees, a man and a woman in their early 20s, were expected to report back to work Tuesday afternoon.

Beaver Mountain notified the Cache County Sheriff's Office about the missing workers at 5 p.m.

A spokesman for the Cache County Sheriff's Office told FOX 13 the missing workers do not have avalanche beacons with them and their skiing ability is moderate.

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