Visibility's low, conditions are icy and you're sitting maybe 50 feet up in the air.
Then you slip and make a crushing realization: Your chair lift's safety bar wasn't down.
That's what one video, posted to YouTube on Nov. 23, purportedly shows happening to a teenager who slides from his seat and is left dangling far above the snow.
Others on-scene rush to splay and hold a tarp under the teen, who hesitates for a few long moments before letting go and plummeting to earth.
Watch the harrowing moments below (content warning: strong language):
"Whee! A good start to the season!" reads the description posted with the video. "I got super lucky, no injuries at all. It could have been way worse! [I] just slipped off the chair and the safety bar wasn't down and [I] just slipped on and was hanging on for life!"
As the teen is surrounded by people on the ground, his so-called friends above can't resist throwing in a jab: "F*****g idiot."
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