Steve Romeo, the blogger behind the influential backcountry skiing website Teton AT, has been killed in an avalanche outside Jackson Hole, Wyoming. According to Jackson Hole News & Guide, Romeo and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort employee Chris Onufer were reported missing on Wednesday evening after failing to return from a ski tour in Grand Teton National Park. A search and rescue mission launched Thursday morning discovered a large avalanche on Ranger Peak. Rescuers recovered Romeo's and Onufer's bodies after a beacon search on Thursday afternoon.
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