Skier/Boarder Fatalities 2011-2012 Ski Season

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.

If this information is incorrect or incomplete please let me know.  This is up to date as of January 15, 2012. Thanks.

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Date

Resort

State

Run

Run Difficulty

Doing What

Age

Skier Ability

Ski/ Tele /Boarder

Cause of Death

Helmet

Reference

1

11/18/2011

Vail

CO

Gitalong Road

Beginner

62

Skier

Yes

http://rec-law.us/rBcn7A

2

11/18/2011

Breckenridge

CO

Northstar

Intermediate

hitting a tree while snowboarding

19

Expert

Boarder

suffered massive internal injuries

Yes

http://rec-law.us/rBcn7A

3

11/27/2011

Mountain High ski resor

CA

Chisolm trail

Beginner

boarding

23

Beginner

Boarder

internal injuries

Yes

http://rec-law.us/uGuW17

4

12/18/11

Sugar Bowl

CA

Mt Lincoln Lift

 

fell off lift

7

Expert

Skier

 

 

http://rec-law.us/viAqCR

5

1/4/12

Ski Ward

MA

Chair Lift

 

Fell off lift

19

Expert

Skier

 

 

http://rec-law.us/y3sOtx

6

1/11/12

Ski Apache

NM

CapitanSlope

Intermediate

fell

29

 

 

 

No

http://rec-law.us/zdfQ4k

7

1/12/12

Sugarloaf

ME

Lower Timber

Beginner

hit tree

41

 

 

 

Yes

http://rec-law.us/yNHkuc

8

1/14/12

Silverton

CO

Riff Run

Expert

fell and slid 1500′

25

Expert

Skier

 

 

http://rec-law.us/zcw6MB

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