The Top 9 Most Read Posts on SnowBrains in 2018

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Warren Miller, 1924-2018. Credit: Warren Miller Entertainment

As we dive headlong into 2019, we thought it would be nice to take a quick recap of the last 12 months and revisit the stories that received the most hits on the website in 2018.

From aggressive goats to dating, chairlift disasters, new multi-resort passes, and of course, Warren Miller, 2018 was a year to remember (we excluded weather and forecast posts…).

So, without further ado, let’s take a trip down memory lane and check out the stories that interested you the most…

Image: Julien Bartheu Charlet

#9 – Chamonix, France Cable Car Fire a ‘Big, Big Disaster’ | Cables Snapped Sending Gondolas Crashing to Valley Below

A gnarly incident here, with some pretty amazing pictures.

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Hayden thought he could clear the crowd… Credit: Hugh Carey | Summit Daily News

#8 – Skier Attempts to Jump Over Crowd at Copper Mountain, CO End-of-Season Pond Skimming Event Injuring Several People

We’re still asking ourselves, ‘What was he thinking?’!

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Terrifying scenes as chairlift rollback throws people off. Credit: biRON Channel

#7 – Horrific Georgia Chairlift Rollback Blamed on Human Error

Like everyone else, we watched this with mouth and eyes wide open.

#6 – The Top 9 East Coast Ski Resorts & Why You Must “SKI THE EAST”:

Some love for the East Coast here.

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#5 – Longest Zip Line in USA Launches This Fall in Mammoth, CA | The 2,100-Vertical-Foot Mammoth Mega Zip

This was huge news when it broke. Did you ride it last fall?

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Currently a total of 38 destinations to explore with the Ikon Pass.

#4 – How Much Will the 2018/19 IKON PASS Cost?

The question on everyone’s lips all summer…

#3 – 15 Reasons Why I Won’t Date A Guy Who Can’t Ski

Popular with our female readers this one. I think we struck a chord…

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Warren Miller, 1924-2018. Credit: Warren Miller Entertainment

#2 – Legendary Ski Movie Producer Warren Miller Passed Away Yesterday at 93

The ski world was briefly in mourning, which turned into a celebration of this legend’s life.

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A blindfolded mountain goat dangling from a helicopter CREDIT: JESSE MAJOR/THE PENINSULA DAILY NEWS VIA AP

#1 – Aggressive Goats Addicted to Human Urine Airlifted Out of Olympic National Park, WA

Wait, what?! Yep, our most viral post of 2018… not even ski or snow related.

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