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Several Injured After Ski Lift Breaks; 200 Are Rescued

Cable jumps track, stranding skiers in Maine

(Newser) - Several people were injured when a ski lift broke at a Maine ski resort today, sending their chairs plunging about 30 feet to the ground. None of the injuries appear to be life-threatening. All 200 or so people who had been trapped on the lift at the Sugarloaf resort have... More »

Trapped Snowboarder Burns Cash to Survive

German tourist is stuck 6 hours on chair lift

(Newser) - A German snowboarder who was trapped on a chair lift for 6 hours says he'd probably be dead now if he hadn't had money to burn. Dominic Podolsky was stuck on the lift in freezing temperatures when it shut down for the day. After darkness fell, he began burning the... More »

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