The body of a 29-year-old Holden resident who disappeared off a trail at Cannon Mountain on Saturday was found at the New Hampshire ski area Sunday, officials said.
Trevor Hennessey missed a sharp turn and crashed into a tree off the Upper Ravine Trail on Saturday, said John M. DeVivo, general manager of Cannon Mountain and Franconia Notch State Park.
DeVivo said the New Hampshire state medical examiner’s office established the cause of death as massive head trauma. He said Hennessey was not wearing a helmet at the time.
Hennessey was apparently skiing alone when he crashed, and DeVivo said it was not known when the fatal accident took place. A search team found Hennessey’s body in woods about 40 feet off the trail about 8 a.m. Sunday, DeVivo said.
Conservation officers from N.H. Fish and Game, Franconia police, mountain ski patrol, and Pemi Valley Search and Rescue looked for Hennessey Saturday night and Sunday morning, DeVivo said.
Officers suspected he was missing on Saturday when they found his car in the ski area parking lot, officials said.
DeVivo said it was the third fatal ski-related accident on the mountain in the past decade.