Member of group on Hut Trip became sick and had to be rescued

A group of five skiers on a hut trip to Barnard Hut outside of Aspen had to be rescued by Mountain Rescue out of Aspen.  According to the Aspen Times, The Emergency Response Coordination Center had received a distress call from a personal locator device. The rescuers went on snowmobile and located a group of five people in the area of Taylor Pass. The group had been on a multi-night hut trip visiting the Barnard Hut and then Opas Hut, both part of the Alfred Braun Hut System when the emergency occurred. After being rescued at 10PM, they spent the night at Barnard Hut until they could be brought out.

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