No charges in B.C avalanche deaths

 CBC News

RCMP in B.C. say no criminal charge will be laid against the organizers of a March snowmobile event near Revelstoke, where two people died in an avalanche.

On March 13, a massive avalanche swept down a mountain and buried a group of about 200 snowmobilers who had been attending a loosely organized event called the Big Iron Shootout.

Shay Snortland of Lacombe, Alta. and Kurtis Reynolds of Strathmore, Alta., both 33, were killed. The friends worked together as partners in an oilfield company.

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