Massive French Avalanche Nails Running Ski Lift

Tom Copsey Tom Copsey

With conditions unseasonably warm across large parts of Europe, here’s a frightening reminder of the power of avalanches. Especially slow, heavy as hell ones that plow into running chairlifts. Mental…

The power of this heavy slab that ripped out the side of a face in Saint Francoise-Longchamp in the Savoie region of France is frankly awe-inspiring. How no one on the lift was hurt is a minor miracle. Take care out there.

And here’s the POV of some dude who was on the lift as it happened. Oh la la!

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