Body of missing snowshoer recovered by North Shore Rescue
North Shore Rescue says the body of a missing snowshoer has been recovered from the site of an avalanche.
Rescue crews resumed their search for Remi Michalowski on Wednesday.
The 39-year-old was swept away by an avalanche Monday morning in a remote area near Mount Seymour.
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His friend was able to hang onto a tree as the snow crashed down, and then called 911.
Members of North Shore Rescue could not get out Tuesday because bad weather made searching too dangerous.
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The delay was excruciating for Michalowski’s mother, who was holding out hope.
Lidia Majerski said her son was an experienced and responsible hiker who was well-prepared for his Family Day long weekend trip.
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