WEBER COUNTY, Utah (KSL) -- A snowboarder who went missing at Utah's Snowbasin Resort Sunday was discovered alive Monday morning.

Terence Hulsman, 38, was missing for more than 13 hours before he was discovered and was pulled off the mountain by a helicopter around 10 a.m. Monday.

Rescuers had to battle adverse weather conditions, including wind gusts that reached 40 mph.

They also had to battle avalanche risk. The Utah Avalanche Center issued a warning for the area. Backcountry and upper mountains above 8,500 feet are categorized as high for avalanche danger.

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