Details on the specific location of the incident have not been released.
Whitefish Mountain Resort says that this is the first tree-well related death to occur on Big Mountain since 2018.
They also reminded skiers to ride with a friend, and avoid riding close to trees when deep snow conditions exist.
Our thoughts and condolences to the friends and family of the deceased.
Here’s an excellent compilation of tree well safety PSAs.
Stay safe out there, friends.