Aspen Highlands Ski Patrolmen Memorial

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Aspen Highlands Ski Patrolmen Memorial

The Aspen Highlands Ski Patrolmen Memorial off the Broadway Ski Run

Aspen, CO – Memorial

The Aspen Highlands Ski Patrolmen Memorial is a rock with memorial plaques for the ski patrolmen who died in an avalanche. The runs named after these men are: Soddbuster, Snyder’s Ridge, and Kessler’s Bowl. This is a site on Aspen Highlands Mountain.

News about the Aspen Highlands Ski Patrolmen Memorial can be found at:
The Aspen Times (March 27, 2012) – Many shrines honor tragic events
Aspen Daily News (Jan. 24, 2010) – The history of skiing in Highland Bowl

More information about Aspen Highlands Ski Patrolmen Memorial can be found at:
Sanctuaries in the Snow – The Kessler, Snyder, Soddy Plaques (Aspen Highlands)

A plaque on the rock memorial reads: (Click to expand)
“In memory of
Chris Kessler   Tom Snyder   Craig Soddy
Aspen Highlands Ski Patrolmen
Died in the Highlands Bowl avalanche of
March 31, 1984

It is always sad when someone dies in an avalanche
It is sadder yet, when someone dies making it safe for others”


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