UPDATE: Snowmobiler Found Dead After Avalanche Near St. Joe Rive - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Snowmobiler Found Dead After Avalanche Near St. Joe River

CALDER, Idaho - A Farmington, Washington snowmobiler has been found dead following an avalanche 20 miles northeast of Calder, ID.

35-year-old Shane St. John went missing around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday when the friend he was snowmobiling with noticed an avalanche with tracks leading into the slide but nothing coming out. After searching for two hours St. John's friend went into town for help. Rescue crews found St. John's remains shortly after 11:30 p.m.

Shoshone County Sheriff's Office warns avalanche conditions in the high country are very extreme right now due to 4 to 5 feet of powder, which fell on the hard pack snow.

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