Boyne Mountain Resort President/General Manager, Ed Grice, today released the following statement in response to a fatal sledding accident that occurred at the resort at approximately 2:45 a.m. Sunday morning:
"This is a terribly tragic event and our team is keeping this young woman, as well as her family and friends, in our hearts.
"Our security department received the call at 2:47 Sunday morning. 911 was also called and first responders arrived shortly after and rendered assistance until she was transported.
"Boyne Mountain Resort does not authorize the use of any form of sledding equipment on trails intended for skiing and snowboarding, at any time.
"Due to concerns for patient and family confidentiality, Boyne Mountain is not able to identify persons who are injured nor share information about injuries sustained at the resort."
Located in Boyne Falls, Michigan, Boyne Mountain Resort has been a favorite Midwest destination since 1948. The family-owned, four-season resort has earned TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence, been named among the Top 50 Best Places to Ski and Stay in North America by Conde Nast Traveler readers, recognized as a Top 10 Indoor Waterpark by Budget Travel and is a Spa Magazine Readers' Choice Favorite. Boyne Mountain offers 60 runs on 415 skiable acres, cross country skiing and snowshoeing, Michigan's largest indoor waterpark featuring The Big Couloir extreme body slide, The Spa, Zipline Adventures, two golf courses, disc golf, lift-serviced mountain biking, beach activities, kids' programs, lodging, meeting and wedding facilities and real estate. Boyne Mountain is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.
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