Bodies of missing snowshoers recovered near Lake Louise

Bodies of missing snowshoers recovered near Lake Louise

Days after two snowshoers died in an avalanche north of Lake Louise, Avalanche Canada is warning skiers, snowshoers and climbers to remain off the mountains in the area.

Parks Canada officials have recovered the bodies of two American snowshoers who were caught in an avalanche north of Lake Louise in Alberta almost a week ago.

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The tourists, a man and a woman from Boston and both 32, were reported missing by their hotel in Field, B.C. earlier this week. Their vehicle was found at a trail head on Highway 93 in Banff National Park and their tracks were spotted near the avalanche debris.

Peters said the fly-over revealed the area in which the snowshoers were travelling had recently experienced an avalanche.

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"The thoughts of all Parks Canada staff are with the family and friends of those involved", a Parks Canada spokesperson said. On Friday, the recovery operation began and by 10:30 a.m. their bodies were located. Rescue crew managed to retrieve the bodies when the avalanche risk was believed to have fallen adequately.

Avalanche conditions were too high in the area Tuesday through Thursday for rescuers to enter the site.

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According to the RCMP, the families of the victims have been notified and their identifies will not be released. The snowshoers are believed to have been caught in an avalanche in an area 20-30 minutes drive north of this location.

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