Pretty good video demonstrating use-case scenarios for drones at ski resorts by the world’s largest, Val Thorens in France. From search and rescue missions to visual inspections of terrain and equipment like their Gazex system lift towers, drones have become a valuable asset in mountain operations. You might think these this little things are just high tech toys but if you’re ever in an emergency situation and you hear that little buzzing whir of a quadcopter overhead you opinion may change.

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