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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 03-03-2012, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
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Chair lift taken out by avy with people on it

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Huge Avalanche In France Takes Out Ski Lift Chair With People Still On It | TransWorld SNOWboarding
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Holy shit man, doesnt that thing have an emergency stop? Those chairs looked like they were getting ground up in the wheels.
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That was pretty insane, just hope nobody was injured, or worse killed.
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That was pretty insane, just hope nobody was injured, or worse killed.
yeah she said nobody got hurt, evacuated by helicopter

Never take life seriously. Nobody gets out alive anyway.
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That's a big slab, gnarly shit man, fantastic that no one was hurt.
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The lady in purple at 0:15 looked oblivious to the ginormous slide behind her, didn't she?

I'm impressed that the slide peeled off the snow all the way down to brown dirt!
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More vid. This one was taken from one of the chairs:

Avalanche sous nos pieds - St. François Longchamp - YouTube
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wow....that crazy!!!
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