Avalanche victim rescued from mesa

Terry Wieker, left, and another volunteer with Mesa County Search and Rescue carry a litter that was used during the rescue an avalanche victim Wednesday from Thunderbird Trial in Rapid Creek basin, which is on the west side of Grand Mesa. Two local cross-country skiers were caught in the avalanche.



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Terry Wieker, left, and another volunteer with Mesa County Search and Rescue carry a litter that was used during the rescue an avalanche victim Wednesday from Thunderbird Trial in Rapid Creek basin, which is on the west side of Grand Mesa. Two local cross-country skiers were caught in the avalanche.

A 35-year-old Grand Junction man was carried off Grand Mesa and flown to St. Mary’s Hospital on Wednesday after he was injured in an avalanche. Seth Anderson, co-founder of Loki outdoor…




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