120 people trapped by snow for 5 days at California ski resort now freed

Up to 7 feet (2 m) of snow trapped guests and staff at Montecito Sequoia Lodge in Kings Canyon National Park starting Sunday, U.S. Forest Service spokesman Alicia Embrey said.

Rescuers needed snowmobiles to get to those trapped at the nearly buried  lodge, traveling through more than eight miles of deep snow.

Meanwhile, meteorologists were predicting more snow, high winds and potentially hazardous conditions for the region.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/montecito-sequoia-lodge-kings-canyon-national-park-120-rescued-after-being-snowbound-2019-02-08/

Thanks to Nathan Brazil for this link


1 thought on “120 people trapped by snow for 5 days at California ski resort now freed”

  1. Im amazed they felt the need to have to warn people to maybe stay home, with more snow coming. after this lot got snowed in.
    lotta warming falling
    guess the water storages will be looking good come spring
    if it melts;-)

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