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Old 01-22-2013, 04:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Death at Killington.

I was at Killington last Saturday where some guy happened to die on the mountain. The last we saw, were medics vigorously trying to revive him using chest compression's. He may have been revived for all I know. Anyway, for the past few days I've been trying to find some information on what happened but I can't find anything, at all.

Would anyone have any info? Just indulging my curiosity.
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Well, still no news on what happened.

I hear about deaths on mountains every so often. I imagine a lot of times on mountains things like this are kept quiet by the mountains and surrounding areas, as to not drive away business. This is just a theory of course, but it seems very plausible to me.
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Old 01-26-2013, 09:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You usually hear something about it if someone dies. The Heli was at Keystone in Colorado the other day, seen ski patrol load some unconscious guy in it. Never heard anything about it... guess he was ok
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I do hear about deaths, but I wonder how many go un mentioned. It's hard if not impossible to put a tally on that. I saw a dude die at another mountain a couple years back, that made the news, although briefly. This particular one, not a single peep out of anyone, I've looked and asked many people. Maybe they did end up reviving the guy, if so, I'm impressed as the odds are very likely in the favor of the Grim Reaper - even more so if was caused by trauma.

The lack of news got me stirring the pot a bit with how deaths must put a dent in the local economy, I'm sure the effects to the economy are short lived but after last season where many of the mountains and locals were really struggling to stay alive, I can see how they'd like to avoid any bad press. Again, this is me letting my thoughts run dark and trying to stir the pot.
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I'm sure they try to keep on the DL as much as possible. Even if someone dies it's just local news.
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I called a friend who still lives in Vermont and he hadn't heard anything.


Google didn't help much either.
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He died on the way up on the Snowdon chair. He was a Killington ski ambassador and a dear friend.
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:34 PM   #8 (permalink)
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hopefully the person you saw is alright, normally its hard to hear bad news from alot of big companies im in the casino industry and you be shocked about all the bad things that go on and doesn't make it into the news, its kept very hush hush, if something bad did happen to that person my condolences to the family
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:02 PM   #9 (permalink)
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The reason I started this thread has been resolved.

My condolences to friends and family of the deceased.

Cloud, that's what I was beginning to wonder. Usually deaths at mountains that are caused by an activity typically done on the mountain, get reported, or at least I think they do. However this was not the case for this death.

Again, my condolences.
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