Skiing Legend Curt Chase Passes Away

Posted By: The Ski Channel on June 9, 2014 9:51 am

10th mountain division veteran and Aspen skiing legend, Curt Chase, passed away over the weekend. Curt was 91 years old and peacefully passed at home surrounded by his loved ones. According to the Denver Journal, Curt was a survival training instructor for the U.S. Army before embarking on a storied career as a ski instructor, major innovator in ski instruction, and iconic director of the Aspen/Snowmass ski schools for over 20 years.

Rest in peace Curt!

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Photo courtesy of Robin Smith


Curt Chase

Curt (in the middle) with the Aspen / Snowmass friends / Photo : Aspen Times