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Solo teen skier directed back to trail

On Jan. 10, at approximately 4:05 p.m. one skier skied out of bounds at the Pico ski area in Killington, Vt. The skier, identified as James Rapitzky, age 18 from Saratoga, NY, was lost in the woods for approximately 40 minutes. The skier was located on Pico Mountain at approximately 4:45 p.m. by the Vermont State Police as he found his way back onto the trial. The skier stated he was on the Summit Glades and became lost. The skier stated he did see out of bound signs. There were no injuries to the skier.