The man who died Wednesday from snow-immersion suffocation while skiing on Crystal Mountain has been identified as Loren Miller, 32, of Seattle, according to the Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office. Miller was last seen around 1 p.m. Wednesday in an area called Dick’s Face, the resort said. Ski patrol received a report of a missing person…More
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A 35-year-old man from Seattle died today from snow-immersion suffocation while skiing on Crystal Mountain, the resort said. Ski patrol received a report of a missing person at 2:25 p.m. The man had last been seen around 1 p.m. in an area called Dick’s Face. Ski patrol was dispatched to the location and found the man…More
Stevens Pass and Crystal Mountain resorts are opening early this weekend after the first significant snow hit the Cascades Friday. About 10 inches of snow accumulated at 3,000 feet at Snoqualmie Pass, according to the National Weather Service, and 21 inches piled up at 4,000 feet at Stevens Pass. More precipitation is expected Monday, but that forecast…More
Crystal Mountain skiing. The ski area opens for one day today to 75 lucky people because there’s enough snow up there. Yes, open for skiing. The Crystal folks held a Facebook promotion yesterday, and they’re opening the slopes at 10 a.m. Control yourselves, skiers. Only those 75 people get to ski. That sinking…More
By Mark Yuasa / Seattle Times staff reporter The stormy weather that has pounded the region the past few days has been good news for ski resorts. Stevens Pass Resort will open Tuesday, Mount Baker and Crystal Mountain resorts plan to open Wednesday, and Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort will open Friday. Stevens will be…More
Snow: It just keeps coming down in the Cascade Mountains. The folks at the Crystal Mountain ski area say 12 feet of snow has fallen there so far in March – more than any other month this season, and more than fell in November and December combined. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service issued the latest More