Skier hurt in Telluride avalanche upgraded to fair condition
TELLURIDE, Colorado ” A backcountry skier injured in an avalanche near Telluride has been upgraded from serious to fair condition.
Twenty-eight-year-old Eric Zuaro was being treated at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction on Friday for multiple broken bones.
Zuaro, of Placerville, was skiing in a steep valley called E-Ticket on Thursday when he got swept up in the avalanche.
He was picked up by a helicopter doing training exercises nearby and was later flown to St. Mary’s.