(file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)

Authorities in Utah Search for Missing Park City Skier

Park City, UT – Rescuers in Summit County are looking for a man who went skiing at Park City on Sunday and never returned.

Stephen Jones, 50, of nearby Wanship left home on Sunday morning to ski at Park City Mountain Resort. When he failed to return home by 9 p.m., authorities were notified.

(file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)
(file photo: FTO/Marc Guido)

Jones’ vehicle was found parked at the Cabriolet lot at Canyons Village. Searchers with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Summit County Search and Rescue, and Park City Ski Patrol have been scouring the resort and the adjacent backcountry but have found no sign of Jones.

Search efforts were halted last night on account of darkness, and are set to resume at first light this morning.

Jones is said to be a skilled skier who’s very familiar with the terrain, and was wearing an avalanche transceiver.

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