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Three Saskatchewan men taken to hospital after avalanche at B.C.'s Kicking Horse

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February 03, 2015 - 5:16 PM

GOLDEN, B.C. - Two of three Saskatchewan men have been seriously injured after being caught up in an avalanche in southeast British Columbia.

RCMP in Golden, B.C., say the trio was skiing in an out-of-bounds area near Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

Police say the men were on a backcountry run for expert skiers called Terminator 2 when they caused and were caught up in the avalanche on Tuesday afternoon.

One of the men called 911 and a safety team from the resort was able to quickly locate the three.

RCMP say injuries to two of the men are serious but not life threatening.

The third man wasn't hurt.

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