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Ski Lift Turns Into a Terrifying, People Slingshot

The Interrobang - 17 Mar 2018
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British teens, German family questioned over ski-lift brawl

Seattle Times - 06 Apr 2018
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say they have questioned a group of British teenagers and two Germans over a brawl outside a ski lift that left three people injured. Police say the incident happened Thursday morning following a verbal dispute between ...
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Police: Man made false statement on Gore lift report

Glens Falls Post-Star - 20 Apr 2018
JOHNSBURG — The man who claimed he was stuck on a ski lift at Gore Mountain Ski Center for 17 hours overnight one day last month was charged Friday with making a false statement to police, authorities said. Isaac Hyde, 37, of North Creek, was charged ...
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Smothered by Smog, Polish Cities Rank Among Europe's Dirtiest

New York Times - 22 Apr 2018
ZAR MOUNTAIN, Poland — High atop the ski lift at Zar Mountain in southern Poland, the villages below disappear. At first, they seem obscured by morning fog. But the yellow haze does not lift. It hangs heavy, the contrast with the white snow making it ...
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Oakland A's exploring using gondola ski lift to transport fans - 12 Apr 2018
OAKLAND (KRON) - The Oakland A's are still exploring ways to make alternate sites for a new stadium in Oakland viable. One idea involves taking to the sky -- and a bit of whimsy. The Oakland A's are exploring using a gondola ski lift to transport fans ...
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Man says he was stranded on Gore Mt. ski lift overnight

Glens Falls Post-Star - 06 Apr 2018
JOHNSBURG — State Police are looking into a local skier's claims that he spent a cold, snowy night stuck on a lift at Gore Mountain Ski Center over the weekend after the lift shut down for the day while he was headed up the mountain. The skier, whose ...
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2 Months, 2 Chairlift Accidents: Should You Worry?

GearJunkie - 20 Apr 2018
We've seen a few incidents involving misanthropic ski lifts in the news over the last year. There have been rollbacks, detachments, deropements, pack straps caught in lifts, chairs careening backwards, and skiers stranded on lifts. Last month, one ...
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Troopers: Skier lied about lift ordeal

The Daily Gazette - 21 Apr 2018
NORTH CREEK — A man who reported he was stranded overnight on a chairlift at Gore Mountain Ski Center has been arrested for lying, state police said. Isaac Hyde, 37, of North Creek, was charged with one count of making a punishable false written ...
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Where There's Snow: Some Vt., NH, Resorts Will Stay Open Into May

Valley News - 22 Apr 2018
Many are hearing the calls of bicycles, kayaks and hiking boots. Golf clubs rattle in the barn. Rakes do a dance as skiers and riders walk by them. But there are diehards paying them no mind. That's because they're still making turns. Across northern ...
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Nahant fire chief saves man's life while on ski vacation with family

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 21 Apr 2018
NAHANT, Mass. (WHDH) — Nahant's fire chief was on vacation with his family when he saved a man's life on the ski slopes. “Whether you're a firefighter, a fire chief, police officer, EMT, paramedic, you're never really off-duty,” said Nahant Fire Chief ...
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Georgia Tech Announces Plans for Freshman Hill Chair Lift

Georgia Tech News Center - 01 Apr 2018
Today, Georgia Tech officially announced the construction of a new and innovative transportation system for students on campus. The early stages of construction are underway on a ski-resort style chair lift that will eliminate the need for students to ...
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Man Claims He Was Left on Chairlift Overnight

GearJunkie - 09 Apr 2018
The man, as yet unidentified, told authorities he was left on the High Peaks chairlift overnight from Saturday afternoon to Sunday, according to The Post Star. According to the Gore Mountain website, the resort closes for the day at 4 p.m.. The man ...
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Elusive brown bear spotted on slopes of Swiss ski resort - 18 Apr 2018
The bear spotted last week ran across the slopes in the Gerschnialp area of Engelberg's ski area, a popular spot for beginner skiers and snowboarders at the foot of the Titlis mountain, and back into the woods. Local authorities believe the bear to be ...
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Crans-Montana ski lifts reopen as opposing sides settle dispute

The Local Switzerland - 06 Apr 2018
Darbelley told the media Tuesday's decision to suspend the ski lift service indefinitely had caused consternation. “We had to find a solution quickly to end the crisis,” the canton Valais minister said. According to Darbellay, the two sides signed an ...
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Swiss Ski Resort Offers $5 Pass as Lifts Reopen After Dispute

Bloomberg - 06 Apr 2018
The Swiss ski resort of Crans-Montana offered lift passes for just 5 Swiss francs ($5.20) on Friday as it reopened following a dispute that enraged Easter vacationers and cast doubt on a potential bid to host the winter Olympics. The offer ...

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