Beach Mountain Snow-making Pipe Busts, Showers Skiers

Fox 46 is reporting that skiers were going up a lift on Beech Mountain on Friday when they found themselves suddenly sprayed by a shattered snow-making hydrant, Beech Mountain Resort officials confirmed on Saturday. A guest who was skiing accidentally struck a water and air hydrant during snow-making operations Friday. Officials say members of the operations and safety teams immediately responded to unload the lift and drain the system safely.

Author: Mike Jackson