TAHOE CITY, Calif. -- Placer County authorities are searching for a woman who was reported missing while snowboarding at a Lake Tahoe ski resort.
Sheriff's officials say they dispatched search and rescue teams
to Alpine Meadows Ski Resort around 4 p.m. Tuesday to look for
25-year-old Shawnte Marie Willis after Willis' boyfriend said she
went missing. Willis apparently became separated from her friends
while snowboarding earlier in the afternoon.
Alpine Meadows spokeswoman Rachel Woods tells the Sacramento Bee
Willis, a guest at the resort, was last seen snowboarding through
ski boundary signs near the top of an advanced slope accessible by
Sheriff's officials say rescuers are continuing the search
Wednesday morning although the effort has been hampered by blizzard
Snowboarder Reported Missing at Lake Tahoe Resort
The search effort has been hampered by blizzard conditions.
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