Ski Instructor Dead After Crashing Into Creek At Northstar

Ski Instructor Dead After Crashing Into Creek At Northstar

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Ski Instructor Dead After Crashing Into Creek At Northstar

Photo Credit (+Cover Photo): GoFundMe

Photo Credit (+Cover Photo): GoFundMe

A tragic air continues to pervade the ski community this week as the Reno Gazette Journal is reporting that a ski instructor from Kings Beach, CA is dead following a crash at Northstar this past weekend.

According to the article, Dennis Baltimore was skiing in a certification class on his way to the locker room when a snowboarder hit a piece of ice and lost control. In order to avoid the sliding snowboarder, Baltimore changed his path and ultimately hit a section of rock before crashing into a nearby creek.

“Northstar California Resort, Northstar Ski Patrol and the entire Vail Resorts family extend our deepest sympathy and support to our employee’s family and friends; we are all devastated by the loss of this member of our team.” – Nadia Guerriero, Northstar VP and General Manager

The victim was later pronounced dead by the Northstar Fire Department. His girlfriend, Jillian Torrez has set up a GoFundMe page to help his friends and family with the mounting funeral costs.

Donate here: Dennis Funeral Arrangement

*Our deepest condolences go out to the victim’s friends and family

 

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