Skip to comments.Missing Whiteface skier found alive in California
Posted on 02/13/2018 7:13:03 PM PST by mac_truck
WILMINGTON, N.Y. A skier missing from Whiteface Mountain has been found in California.
New York State Police said Constantinos Danny Filippidis, 49, of Toronto, was found 2,900 miles away Tuesday in Sacramento.
Filippidis was reported missing last Wednesday by friends who said he could not be found as the resort was closing.
His belongings were found at the lodge and his car was still in the parking lot.
Since then, hundreds of volunteers have spent about 7,000 hours combing the mountain.
Crews used K-9s and helicopters as part of the search.
The steep and icy terrain make the search even more challenging.
Filippidis made contact with law enforcement officers in Sacramento.
He was reported to be in good health.
The circumstances of Filippidis' disappearance remain under investigation.
Officials have not said why he went missing.
Before Tuesday, police said they had no reason to believe Filippidis was not on the mountain.
Man that was the longest run!
And here’s our bill.
He really made use of his ski express pass/VIP CLUB CARD.
Aliens picked him up and dropped him.
Aliens ? Starship Enterprise ? Miniature Black Hole ?
[ was found 2,900 miles away ]
O.K., I don’t really watch the Olympics but that HAS to be a record ski jump. Got to be good enough for the Gold.
Maybe the Platinum.
They dont call it Ice Face for nothing. The last time I skied there (2014) it was -18F at the summit, without the wind chill.
They should have asked Siri...I’m sure she knew where he was.
“Steep and icy terrain”. Yep. That’s Whiteface.
Can’t wait to hear the rest of it.
So I assume they found his body?
I would love to know what really happened. Such a weird story.
Wonder if he was still in his ski boots. That would be REALLY weird... not that the story isnt weird enough as it is.
What does Q say?
from head to toe\oo
Whiteface? Pic please.
So Kali has racist mountains? Figures.
I think he met a gal on the slopes who made him talk backwards and his hair go on tilt.
This happened to me one time. I remember walking into a store for a half gallon of Jim Beam and the next thing I know it was three days later and I was in Topeka.
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