A total of 106 people were trapped hanging at a height of hundreds of feet on the Patriata chairlift
on Saturday when a chain slipped off a pulley because a pole had been uprooted in a windstorm.
Cherferie has a new six seat chairlift
built for winter 18/19 and the Legends chairlift
will start from La Chaudanne.
The irony of this situation, as regular readers of this column will no doubt have realised by now, is that it's only a little over a year since Natural Retreats, which operates the ski centre, and HIE, which leases them the site, agreed to rip out all the disused chairlift
pylons in the Coire na Ciste side of the resort, in the face of fierce opposition from local skiers and business owners.
According to details, a large number of employees of the New Murree Patriata Chairlift
staged a protest demonstration against the management for sacking them from jobs.
Forest Service, the Tramway Safety Board and other organizations, the company is planning to launch a beta test of 30 displays on five chairs on the Super Gauge Express chairlift
at Winter Park Resort's Mary Jane Mountain this ski season.
The tower's highest point is now equipped with a "Flow" chairlift
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
2000 - The Minuteman lift was converted to a high-speed quad chair, giving Wachusett two four-passenger chairlifts
. The base lodge was expanded with the addition of the Granite Room and second-story mountain suites.
Other improvements include a new inner-tubing park and two new quad chairlifts
- one of which is, appropriately, named after Ed Thurston.
For skiing, a new track from the summit of the Pralong chairlift
to where the Swiss chairlift
departs has been established.
In summer, the snow season's gondolas and chairlifts
lead visitors to high-country wildflower hikes.