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chairlift

An electrically-operated lift for conveying a single passenger, who is seated in a chair, up or down the incline of a flight of stairs; in a private residence from one floor level to the next, or in a commercial building to meet the conditions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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It may be added that tourists have suffered remained stuck in chairlifts and cable cars hanging in the air for many times due to generator's failure in case of power disruption.
A FRIGHTENED six-year-old trapped on a chairlift asked his dad: "Are we going to die?
There are no details on the extent of injuries as yet, but the focus is currently on evacuating those injured and rescuing those who remain on the chairlift.
1984 - Three trails were added, and a chairlift was extended to the summit.
In 1950, Thurston vaulted Hoodoo into prominence among Northwest ski areas by opening the first double chairlift in the state, and one of the first in the world.
At Utah's Sundance Resort, the chairlift is a great equalizer, dropping day-trippers right into the backcountry of the Uinta National Forest overlooking 11,752-foot Mt.
Mr Hale, who is unable to work because of his condition, said he could not afford to pay for a chairlift to help his wife upstairs, which would cost him at least pounds 1,500.
So he boarded the new Great Glen chairlift for the journey across the slopes, 2500ft up.
The Otsego Club's ski facilities include 28 ski runs, five chairlifts and top-notch, challenging terrain.
Wachusett Mountain has seven lifts; four of them are chairlifts and two carpet lifts, which are like conveyor belts.
One of the most technologically advanced chairlifts in the world, the bubble enclosed, quad lift offers unmatched visibility, safety and design.
TO increase safety on the slopes, a new magnetic bib will be offered to ski-school children on several chairlifts in the French resort of Meribel in the Three Valleys this winter.