Skier’s body recovered after avalanche
Elizabeth ‘Liza’ Gray Benson killed while on back-country ski trip in Cliff Creek/Cabin Creek area west of Bondurant
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office media release
January 29, 2013
January 29th, 2013
Sublette County Tip Top Search and Rescue along with Sublette County Emergency Management have successfully recovered the body of a skier who was killed in an accident Sunday. Elizabeth "Liza" Gray Benson died of injuries sustained from an avalanche that swept her into a timbered area during a back-country ski trip west of Bondurant, Wyoming.
The recovery effort in the Cliff Creek/Cabin Creek area began early Monday morning and lasted throughout the day, concluding at approximately 5:30 p.m. Fresh snow Sunday and Monday has increased avalanche danger on the western slopes of the Continental Divide. More information on avalanche conditions may be found at jhavalanche.org.
Stephen Smith, Public Information Officer
Sublette County Sheriff’s Office