Comments for: Skier dies after hitting tree at Sugarloaf

Posted Jan. 12, 2012, at 10:10 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 13, 2012, at 5:21 a.m.

CARRABASSETT VALLEY | A 41-year-old skier died at Sugarloaf on Thursday after striking a tree on the side of the Lower Timberline trail. Members of the Sugarloaf Ski Patrol responded to the scene at 3:43 p.m. and took the skier to the Sugarloaf First Aid Clinic, where paramedics from …

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  • Anonymous

    :-(


  • Anonymous

    thats to bad. heart goes out to his friends and family. 

  • Guest

    Sad thing for him and his family.   
    I’m immediately reminded of this happening to Sonny Bono and one of the Kennedy kids. James Arness of Matt Dillon (Gunsmoke) fame got his limp from a similar accident. 

  • Guest

    Tragic.

  • Anonymous

    Sad, and based on the time frame I’m guessing it was the last run of the day.  Skier superstition is you never call last run………….

  • Guest

    Very sad….RIP

  • Anonymous

    The reoccurring problems on ski trails and the lack of common sense amazes me!!!!!  MSHA and OSHA site companies for the least little problems that may cause an accident or death….come on people…wake up……the trails are between timbers, trees, big hard things that can cause serious injury…..WHY isn’t someone making the trails wider, cut down the trees, put up barriers…….duh duh duh – I am so saddened that we have to keep hearing about someone losing their life with the safety hazards in place currently….there will always be speed and inexperienced skiers on mountains…..someone with authority step up and make changes to save peoples lives…..

    • K Kochou

      What about “at your own risk”? People make choices to do dangerous things every day. What, are you going to baby-proof the whole world?

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