Tumbler Ridge RCMP have confirmed one man has died after an avalanche near Core Lodge Road.
The Mounties got a call yesterday advising of an avalanche trapping three of seven snowmobiles from Core Lodge.
Two of the three were rescued, but a third individual succumbed to his injuries.
Due to dangerous conditions yesterday, search and rescue was only able to recover the deceased today.
The name of the deceased is not being released at this time.