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May 4, 2012
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Missing skier found at 10,000 foot level

Searchers located and are in the process of retrieving the body of a skier, who's been missing in Mono County for nearly two weeks.

Boris Avdeev, 31, of Ann Arbor, Mich., an experienced backcountry skier, has not been heard from since setting out on his solo backcountry ski trip on April 19.

His body was found on Thursday and members of an ice rescue team with a dozen members from Douglas County and El Dorado counties responded to help retrieve the body from steep, icy terrain located at the 10,670-foot level.

"It can only be accessed by members using ropes …

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The Record Courier Updated May 4, 2012 01:44PM Published May 4, 2012 01:43PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.