A Whistler heli-ski guide passed away on , March 28th, 2018 while guiding in the Whistler backcountry just outside the ski area’s boundaries.
“Today is a difficult day for the Whistler Blackcomb and Vail Resorts family. We lost a well-loved member of our staff and community. Our hearts go out to her family, friends and fellow employees and we extend them our deepest condolences.” – Pete Sonntag, chief operating officer for WB
Lisa Korthals was killed when she was struck by an avalanche at about 3pm in the South Creek zone of Whistler Blackcomb’s heli tenure near Pemberton.