If you’ve ever been on a ski lift, you’ve probably been rocked by some wind that came through. For those scared of heights, ski lifts plus rocking is a great way to end a skiing career early on. This particular lift incident is enough to give everyone involved a heart attack from its violent rocking.
A video showing terrified skiers stuck in a chairlift swinging violently from side to side has emerged as Storm Eleanor sweeps through Europe after battering Britain.
The footage was shot at the Vorarlberg ski resort in Austria, where several people were left trapped in the lift system as the strong winds suddenly took hold.
Another video filmed nearby shows members of the resort staff climbing up onto the system to try to rescue the skiers, having to hold on as best they can while the snow storm is raging around them.