Second Skier Death Reported At Eldora Ski Resort In Past 7 Days

Second Skier Death Reported At Eldora Ski Resort In Past 7 Days

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Second Skier Death Reported At Eldora Ski Resort In Past 7 Days

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A skier died after colliding with a tree at Eldora Ski Area Tuesday morning, according to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputies report they got the call from Eldora about a crash involving a skier around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. 9News reports ski patrol had found a man on the ground among the trees along the intermediate-level Hotdog Alley ski run.
He was unconscious and apparently had collided with a tree at some point earlier in the day. Ski patrol began first aid and CPR, but were unable to resuscitate the man. He was pronounced dead in the first aid room around 11 a.m. The victim was a 60-year-old man from the Nederland area. His name has not yet been released.  Deputies said it appears the man had been skiing alone and there were no suspicious circumstances.

This is the second skier death at Eldora in the past two weeks. Skiing icon Ron LeMaster of Boulder was killed in a collision with a snowboarder on the Windmill run on Nov. 30th.

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