BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah, March 24, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Six people were caught and carried in an avalanche in Cardiff Fork on Sunday afternoon.
The Utah Avalanche Center tweeted at noon that three of those six people are injured; the extent of those injuries is not yet known. No one was buried by the avalanche, the tweet said.
“More snow than expected, new snow avalanches are happening,” the tweet said.
Cardiff Fork, also known as Mill D South Fork, is known for its backcountry skiing.
It is located in Big Cottonwood Canyon but can also be reached from Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Cardiff Fork is down-canyon from Days Fork and up-canyon from the lesser skied Mineral Fork.
Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.