Owner Of Eaton Mountain Ski Area Doesn’t Feel Groovy Anymore, So He’s Back At Work

Eaton Mountain Ski Area

Eaton Mountain Ski AreaSKOWHEGAN — Eaton Mountain Ski Area opened for snow tubing Friday, a year after the owner was injured and forced to close the mountain.”I’m physically doing quite well,” said David Beers on Friday. “Up and around.” Beers suffered broken bones and skull fractures Dec. 4, 2011, when an 18,000-pound snow groomer rolled over him at the mountain. His jaw was broken in three places and he still is deaf in one ear, he said. Beers and his wife, Donna, and their son, Jacob, 8, spent Christmas 2011 together in his hospital room in Bangor. The mountain was closed last winter. (read more at Kennebec Journal)