Skier and riders at Nevados de Chillán ski resort got a front row seat to a volcanic eruption. The explosion emitted a 5,000-foot column of dust and ash.
Freeskier Birgit Erti captures the nearby volcano exploding from chairlift.
Chile’s national emergency office, ONEMI, issued a yellow alert — the second highest on its scale — to communities living in the vicinity of the Nevados de Chillán volcano.
Gonzalo Llamas Sebesta — who works for a production company in Argentina — captured the footage as he road a chairlift.