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Doesn't matter what level skier you are if you find yourself sliding headfirst down a steep, icy pitch.
Terrible stuff....vibes for family and friends.
Is it just the age of the internet makes news more accessible, but I feel like every other day I'm reading about someone passing away on a ski mountain, or getting caught in an avalanche, or something terrible happening.
Well that helmet trend is being blown out of the water this year. Most deaths so far have been with out helmets.Skier fatalities: Myths about who dies, and where, debunked
Average person who died last season was 30-something experienced man wearing a helmet
Helmet only protects the head. Smoking a tree with your chest will fuck you up badly.
I would guess that more people get hurt on intermediate trails than advanced. Look at many of the press release over the years and it's almost always groomed intermediate at least on the EC