A 37-year-old male from Summit County died in an avalanche Sunday afternoon along Raspberry Creek outside of Marble, Gunnison County Sheriff Rich Besecker said.

The body of James Lindenblatt was recovered with the help of helicopter on Monday.

The sheriff's office was notified of the fatality at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. There were three people in the ski party. "Two of them were able to ski out and make this report," Besecker said.

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