Revelstoke Mountain Resort Ski Patrol, along with Search and Rescue, have located the body of a missing skier, according to a report by Sgt. Kurt Grabinski of the Revelstoke RCMP and published in the Revelstoke Current.
At approximately 4:45 pm on Saturday February 17th, members of the Revelstoke Search and Rescue team located the deceased male. Michael David Foster, 24 of Airdrie, Alberta, was located in the Greely Creek drainage north-east of the ski resort.
The RCMP remind those using the back country to be prepared, and always carry extra food, water and a communication device.
It is advisable to travel with others and to always notify a responsible person as to your expected time of return.