Ski Area Fatalities 2010 -11 Ski Season to date: 3/2/11

Ski Area Fatalities 2010 -11 Ski Season to date: 3/2/11

This list is not guaranteed to be accurate. The information is found from web searches and news dispatches. If you have a source for information on any fatality please leave a comment.

Blue Highlighted Fatality is a ski area employee

Date Resort Doing What Age Ski/ Tele /Boarder Cause of Death Helmet
11/22 Wolf Creek Ski Area In bounds Avalanche 41 Skier
12/2 Snowmass lost control and struck a tree 22 Skier Yes
12/12 Cannon Mountain loss of control on an open trail section 18 Skier No
12/18 Wolf Creek Ski Area jumped off 40-50′ cliff 35 Boarder hyperextended his neck backward, rupturing an artery
12/19 Cannon Mountain ski resort 31 Boarder
12/21 Beaver Creek Ski Area found in snow 59 Skier blunt force trauma Yes
12/24 Hogadon Ski Area Stopped on run and hit by snowboarder 5 Skier massive chest injuries Yes
12/24 Hogadon Ski Area Collided with 2 skiers stopped on run 22 Boarder massive chest injuries No
12/26 Aspen Mountain bad fall 77 Skier suffering a broken
12/27 Mountain High ski resort collided with trees 24 Boarder No
12/28 Discovery Ski Area hit trees/ski instructor 21 Skier blunt force trauma injuries Yes
12/29 China Peak Ski Area found in snow 29 Boarder asphyxiation
12/29 Whitefish Mountain Resort found in treewell 16 Skier Taken off life support 1/2/11
1/2 Keystone Ski Resort skied into a tree 38 Boarder blunt force trauma Yes
1/9 Whitefish Mountain Resort found in a treewell 29 Boarder Yes
1/9 Snowbowl landed on his head while attempting to do a back flip 22 Boarder
1/11 Heavenly Mountain Resort 57 blunt force trauma to the left side of her chest
1/12 Jackson Hole Mountain Resort found in a tree island probably hit tree 18 Skier Instantly upon hitting tree
1/15 Sugarloaf skiing into an object off the side of trail 16 Skier Yes
1/16 Windham Mountain ost control on the trail 18 Skier Extensive Head Injuries No
1/19 Mt. Rose Resort crashing into a tree while walking down a slick mountainside 15 Boarder Head injuries No
1/22 Granlibakken Resort back first into a ski lift tower 22 Boarder blunt force trauma
1/26 Keystone Resort found in the trees 22 evere blunt force trauma No
1/27 Anthony Lakes Ski Area 24 collided with a tree and suffered head and neck injuries
1/28 Crystal Mountain 67 severed his spinal cord
1/30 Mount Hood Meadows Ski Resort 41 Skier No
2/4 Hunt Hollow hit a tree 54 Yes
2/4 Hunt Hollow Ski Club found unconscious after he traveled off the south edge 54 Skier Yes
2/6 Eldora Mountain Resort he hit a tree 35 Boarder
2/9 Sun Valley Resort colliding with a tree 49 Skier trauma to his head and chest No
2/11 Windham Mountain Ski Resort fell, slid off the more advanced “Wedgie” ski trail and struck a tree 69 Skier extensive head injuries No
2/11 Cooper Mountain Ski Area lost control and tumbled over some rocks (1/25/11) 21 fractured skull, a fractured right knee, a broken leg, a broken wrist, many facial fractures and lacerations to his liver and kidney
2/12 Snowshoe Mountain Resort speed and ice caused her to go airborne and strike a tre 22
2/16 Sun Valley Resort colliding with a tree.
2/17 The Yellowstone Club fall 45
2/18 Spirit Mountain ying on the ground in a tree line halfway down a ski run, with obvious trauma and not breathing 12 Skier
2/20 Mount Shasta fell into a tree well about 10-feet deep 23
2/23 Arapahoe Basin lost control while moving at a high rate of speed and tumbled 32 Skier blunt force trauma to the chest No
2/27 Northstar-at-Tahoe lying by a cluster of trees 30 Boarder No
2/28 California’s Kirkwood Ski area through a backflip off of this 40′ cliff, from a downward decent 25 Skier internal bleeding

If this information is incorrect or incomplete please let me know. Thanks.

First Update: Ski Area Fatalities -11 Ski Season
Second Update:
Ski Area Fatalities -11 Ski Season to date: 1/5/1
Third Update:  Ski Area Fatalities -11 Ski Season to date: 1/14/11

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One Comment on “Ski Area Fatalities 2010 -11 Ski Season to date: 3/2/11”

  1. This dates and fact & figures are accurate.These is really bad happen with the people who are engaged in these ski fatalities.


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