Nederland, CO – The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 22-year-old Boulder, Colo. man on Monday at Eldora Mountain Resort.
The Sheriff’s office received a call around 9 p.m. Monday night to report a missing man who did not return from a day of skiing at Eldora. After deputies located the man’s vehicle in the ski area parking lot, resort employees initiated a search of the slopes and found the man’s body just off the Jolly Jug ski run.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff’s office indicates that their preliminary investigation has determined that the victim had fallen while skiing and collided with a tree.
Investigators from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and the Boulder County Coroner’s Office were on the scene, and officers have found no indication of foul play. The Coroner’s Office will make a determination as to the cause and manner of death once they have completed their investigation.
The Boulder County Coroner’s Office will release the name of the decedent once they have confirmed that all family members have been notified.