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Stay Out! Stay Alive!
Stay Out! Stay Alive!
Near Misses
Incidents that could have resulted in a fatality, but did not.


March 30, 2009

A 50 year-old expert skier from Hailey, Idaho, fell into an abandoned mine while skiing off a groomed trail near the Lady Morgan Express lift. He had paused to survey the terrain when the snow collapsed beneath him. He fell about six feet down and could see into the mine void. He was not injured, but was trapped and needed assistance out of the hole. The resort ski patrol marked and blocked off the area.

Source: Park Record online edition