A snowboarder who was vacationing with her friends at a California resort spent 15 hours stuck in a ski lift, People writes.
Monica Laso said in an interview with KCRA 3 translated from Spanish that she was snowboarding when around At 5 p.m., an employee took her to the lift at Heavenly Mountain Resort after she said she was too tired to snowboard down the mountain.
But about two minutes into the ride, the lift stalled, leaving him stuck in the air.
Lasso didn’t have a phone with her, or any kind of light that might draw her attention.
All she could do was scream. “I was screaming until I lost my voice,” she told KCRA 3.
None of her cries for help were heard. So while her worried friends downstairs reported her missing, Lasso rubbed her arms and legs together to keep her body warm during the sub-zero temperatures of the night.
Lasso’s ordeal finally ended on Friday morning when the lift started working again.
The resort announced that it is investigating the incident. The accident involving Lasso is said to be the first time the rescue service had responded to an accident of this type in more than 20 years.