A young girl fell 18 feet from a ski lift at Massanutten Resort, ski area outside of McGaheysville, Virginia. On Monday afternoon, the six year-old was riding with three other children and one adult. The adult is one of the employees that works at Massanutten Resort. A man on the ground attempted to help break the fall. The girl was immediately sent to the hospital where she was treated and later released.
On the ski area’s website, Massanutten boasts it has had over 3 million skiers and snowboarders visit the resort. Massanutten offers 1,110 feet of vertical – the most in Virginia, Maryland, or Pennsylvania. Massanutten also has two terrain parks and provides lights for all 14 lifts.