One year ago today, famous professional skier Dave Treadway died after falling into a crevasse in the Pemberton/Whistler backcountry on Monday, April 15th, 2019. This video shows him and his son Kasper, skiing together before he tragically passed away.
Dave was backcountry skiing near Rhododendron Mountain when he fell into a 100-foot-deep crevasse and that he was unresponsive. When rescue teams reached Dave, he was deceased.
“April 16, 2019: We’ve learned that Dave Treadway, an incredible skier and a monumental human, has passed away after an accident near Rhododendron Mountain, Pemberton. We are sending lots of love to his wife, Tessa, and their two sons, Kasper and Raffi.”
– A note posted on Dave’s website
Dave Treadway was 34-years-old and from Canada.
Dave left behind a wife, a 5-year-old son, and a 3 year-old-son.