Spokane skier injured in avalanche

Rescue crews say a Spokane skier and three of his friends were caught in an avalanche on Mt. Mackie near Rossland B.C. 

The Big Red Cats Rescue Team told KHQ they had to use toboggans to rescue the skiers. 

The skiers were then airlifted back to the states. 

Initial reports say they suffered broken bones. 

No word on their current condition at this time. 

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