Missoula: Snowbowl Apologizes To Child and Family Due to Faulty Lift


Remember that child who was dangling off a chair lift in Missoula and then slipped from his father’s grasp and where ‘dad’ then dropped his skis to descend or rather JUMP to retrieve his small son? Well that ski resort has issued a formal apology and THEY SHOULD.

MISSOULA, Mont. — “Montana Snowbowl has issued an apology to a child and his family after the child fell off the Snowpark chair lift on Mar. 19.

The following was posted by Montana Snowbowl:

On Sunday, March 19th, there was an incident involving the Snowpark chair lift. Unfortunately, the incident resulted in a child falling off the lift after the chair struck Tower 1 immediately after loading. We want to extend our sincerest apologies to the child and his family. We fully realize the impact this incident has had on them and the community. The safety of our customers is paramount to Snowbowl’s management and staff, and we are committed to investigating the cause of this incident and making any required changes.

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