Arne Backstrom dies in ski accident

Olympic Valley resident Arne Backstrom was killed in a ski mountaineering accident in Peru yesterday. Our thoughts are with the Backstrom family.  Arne is survived by his brother Ralph and sister Ingrid who also reside in Olympic Valley.  His parents Steve and Betsy live in Washington State.  For more details see these related stories:

Arne Backstrom 1980-2010

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