Young skier hanging off Whistler ski lift rescued (VIDEO)

Dec 19 2017, 8:12 pm

A young skier who slipped off Whistler Mountain’s Peak Express chairlift had to be rescued by ski patrol.

Video posted onto YouTube on Monday shows the skier hanging off the chairlift seat approximately 30 feet above the snow. There were three other people sitting on the same chairlift at the time of the incident.

The skier fell safely into a rescue net held by eight people, including members of ski patrol.

The Peak Express chairlift is 401 metres long and shuttles skiers to the summit of Whistler.

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