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surface lift

[′sər·fəs ‚lift]
(mining engineering)
In the freezing method of shaft sinking, freezing and heaving of the surface around the shaft due to the formation of ice and the variation of temperature.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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At the very heart of all we do for Strategic Surface Lift, we must never forget that the importance of a process is directly tied to the importance of people-our brave Soldiers and Civilians who are shaping a new world every single day.
Base elevation 7,800 feet; 2,000 vertical feet; 2,000 skiable acres; 10 chairs, 1 surface lift; $35, $17 child; (209) 258-6000 or (800) 967-7500, (209) 258-3000.
Wildcat Mountain, already well-known as an expert skier's mountain, is adding a new $70,000 conveyor belt surface lift. “The legend of Wildcat Mountain is that it's a super, challenging mountain,” said Josh Boyd, General Manager of Wildcat Mountain.
After all, there appear to be three surface lifts in addition to the funicular, all capable of taking people up the hill from car park level: the Car Park T-Bar, the Day Lodge Poma and the Fiacaill Ridge Poma.
At the end of Portilloas surface lifts, we still had a two-hour hike.
It's quite a large resort with 19 lifts (five chair lifts, 14 surface lifts) offering skiers 3,379 feet of vertical descent over 23 pistes.
Otis has full snowmaking, two double chairs and three T-bars, surface lifts that you don't see much of these days.
Once freed, a line was tied around the board and a team on the surface lifted it out of the water.
The in bay control panel console mounts on the vertical post for two- and four-post surface lifts. For inground SmartLifts, it mounts on the shop wall or on a separate pedestal.
The area sports a vertical drop of 2,600 feet, two chairs, two surface lifts (rope tow and T-bar), 35 runs bordered by alpine firs, and sweeping views of the Missoula Valley Here University of Montana students snowboard the bowls or cozy up in the A-frame main lodge at the base of the mountain to refuel.
The lift scene: Hoodoo's 5,703-foot elevation summit is served by three "quad," one triple, one double and two surface lifts.
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