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Backcountry skier dies in avalanche on Setting Sun Mountain near Mazama

Backcountry skier dies in avalanche on Setting Sun Mountain near Mazama

Ian Fair, an experienced backcountry skier from Winthrop, died in an avalanche while skiing in the mountains above Mazama on Sunday (March 4). Fair, age 36, was skiing with his fiancée, Stephanie Bennett, and two friends on Setting Sun Mountain, about…
Skier killed in avalanche on Sunday

Skier killed in avalanche on Sunday

One person in a party of skiers was killed in an avalanche near Mazama on Sunday (March 4), Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said in a press release. Rogers said the victim’s body is being recovered today, weather permitting. “Coroner Dave Rodriguez is on the scene and when the recovery is complete he will be...