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Nampa skier digs snow cave, spends night after skiing out of bounds, getting lost at Tamarack

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: TAMARACK, Idaho (AP) — A Nampa man spent the night inside a snow cave after he skied out of bounds of Tamarack Resort and became lost. KIVI-TV reports ( ) that the Valley County Sheriff's Office received a call about an overdue skier on Sunday. Search and rescue officials found 32-year-old Sean Stevenson Monday. Stevenson told officials he became disoriented and went out of bonds of the resort. Once he realized he was lost, he dug a snow cave for shelter. Stevenson was treated for dehydration and minor exposure related issues.

Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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