Adie, an expert skier with pro aspirations, left for nearby Discovery Ski Area where he worked as an instructor. Not too long after, his sister Emily Adie, now 21, answered the ringing phone back home and began to scream.
“I just started yelling for everyone to wake up,” she said.
Younger sister Carolyn “Carebear” Adie, 18, calls it a nightmare she’s never woken up from: James had fallen while patrolling the mountain, hit a tree and suffered a serious head injury.
Life Flight could not make it out of Philipsburg given the snowstorm, so he flew to Missoula from Anaconda. Emily and Carolyn’s father, Jim Adie, and James’ girlfriend quickly piled in the car to meet him there, as well as his mother, Cherie Adie, of Lolo.
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