(KOB) Several hundred skiers and snowboarders were left hanging Sunday during a power outage at New Mexico’s Sandia Peak Ski Area.
The power loss occurred about 12:30 p.m. while both lifts were at full capacity.
“It was really cold. I was probably pre-hypothermic,” said stranded skier Shari Berg.
Some riders were evacuated using ropes. The rest remained in place until backup generators restarted the lifts.