Man in serious condition after avalanche

Outdoorsman had his eye on Thunderbird area for years, brother says

Seth Anderson, shown downhill skiing in an undated photo, was seriously injured Wednesday while cross-country skiing on Grand Mesa. A wall of snow collapsed above Anderson and his skiing partner, Ann Driggers, sweeping the two an estimated 300 to 800 feet downslope.



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Seth Anderson, shown downhill skiing in an undated photo, was seriously injured Wednesday while cross-country skiing on Grand Mesa. A wall of snow collapsed above Anderson and his skiing partner, Ann Driggers, sweeping the two an estimated 300 to 800 feet downslope.

A thunderbird tattoo on Seth Anderson’s right arm pays tribute to the swath of open country on Grand Mesa he’d long wanted to ski, according to Anderson’s brother. It was…




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