SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — The San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office says a skier was rescued after falling an estimated 2,000 feet from the north face of Wilson Peak.
The incident happened just before 1 p.m. Tuesday on the mountain outside of Telluride.
The sheriff’s office says a 37-year-old man from New Mexico fell from the 14,000 foot peak while skiing with a friend.
Search and rescue with air resources were able to locate the man. He was flown to Telluride airport and then transferred by ambulance to Telluride Medical Center.