VIDEO: Italian Alps Landslide Swept Away Ski Lodge & Nearly Buried Chairlift

VIDEO: Italian Alps Landslide Swept Away Ski Lodge & Nearly Buried Chairlift

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VIDEO: Italian Alps Landslide Swept Away Ski Lodge & Nearly Buried Chairlift

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“First aerial images from Limonetto, where the scenery is impressive. A large flow of mud, earth and boulders descended from the mountain which swept away the ski slope and almost completely buried the pillars of the chairlift.”

Gnarly drone footage documenting the damage to Riserva Bianca-Limone Piemonte caused by a landslide in the early hours of October 2-3. The ski resort located in Limonetto, Italy had entire buildings upended and a chairlift base nearly buried.

Destruction footage from the surrounding area:

Here’s the statement from the resort:

The Riserva Bianca thanks everyone for the proximity and support received following the natural disaster suffered in the past few days. From today we have been able to start operating with bulldozer to clear paths to reach the lifts and check their status. It will be hard but we will be reborn for you.”

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