Two skiers rescued early this morning after becoming lost in Granite

JACKSON HOLE, WYO – An early morning search and rescue operation recovered two individuals who had spent the night out after ducking boundary ropes at a local resort and becoming lost.

Grand Teton National Park conducted a search and rescue operation Thursday evening into early this morning in Granite Canyon north of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Two individuals were rescued with no injuries at approximately 3am today.

A group of downhill skiers ducked under a boundary rope at the resort yesterday afternoon despite posted closures to backcountry. Two in the skiing party became lost in Granite Canyon.

More information on the search and rescue mission is expected to be released later today.

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