"A review of most fatality reports shows that the typical fatality occurs to an experienced male between late-teens and late-30s in age, while travelling at a relatively high speed on the margins of intermediate runs."
Don't get too casual about blasting down the blues. There is a mismatch between what feels dangerous and what actually is dangerous.
Of course, we also have this -- the last line of the same article:
"But the good news is that fatal injuries in snowsports are quite rare—less than one in 1.5 million days of activity.":