Skier Fatality


Granby, Colo. – January 20th, 2019 – On Saturday evening, January 19th, 2019, at approximately 7:10 PM, Grand County Dispatch reported that Ski Granby Ranch ski patrol personnel were attending to an unresponsive skier that had reportedly struck a tree.

First Responders from the Grand County Emergency Medical Services (GCEMS), the Granby Police Department (GPD), and the Grand County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) responded to Ski Granby Ranch and
assisted with the incident.

The adult male skier was transported to the Middle Park Medical Center emergency department where medical staff pronounced him deceased.

The Granby Police Department is investigating the fatality and the name of the deceased will not be released, pending notifications of family and the results of the investigation.

Further information will be released from the Grand County Coroner’s Office. For any questions, please contact the Granby Police Department at 970-887-3007