Female Skier Killed After Falling in ‘The Great One’ Couloir Near Bozeman, MT

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“The Great One” near Bozeman, MT. Credit: outbound.com

A Bozeman, MT backcountry skier died from her injuries after a fall near Sacajawea Peak in the Bridger Mountains yesterday.

On November 3, 2020, at 1:23 pm, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue responded to a 911 call for a skier who had suffered injuries in a fall.

The two women had hiked in from Fairy Lake to ski The Great One in the Bridger Mountains north of Bozeman. The first skier successfully completed her run. The second skier, identified as Caroline Lupori, ran into difficulty and fell, suffering traumatic injuries.

The great one
Lower Half of The Great One. Photo: Mike Lavery

The first woman called 911 and began CPR but due to the severity of injuries, lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful. Search and Rescue volunteers were able to reach the scene by helicopter and both women were transported to a nearby landing zone.

Caroline Lupori was a 2019 Steamboat Springs High School, CO graduate who lived in Bozeman, MT.

Sacajawea Peak, Bridger mountain, montana
Sacajawea Peak, MT

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