Injured skier rescued at Stevens Pass

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SNOHOMISH, Wash. - The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office’s helicopter helped rescue an injured skier Saturday at Stevens Pass.  

Ski patrol at Stevens Pass responded to an injured back-country skier who was outside the pass’ ski area boundaries.

The skier suffered serious injuries after losing a ski and falling about 100 yards.

When a helicopter with the sheriff’s office arrived, a rescue technician was lowered down to help ski patrol with the injured skier.

 The skier was brought up and taken to Providence Hospital in Everett. The skier’s condition is unknown at this time.