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29
Jul

2022

Weekly Roundup: Dursey Island Cable Car to reopen in November

Dursey Island Cable Car, Photo on Wikimedia (CC BY-SA 3.0)


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01
Jul

2022

Weekly Roundup: Colorado’s Steamboat Resort Prepares for the Wild Blue Gondola!

Going up the mountain
Steamboat Ski Resort Gondola (Photo by Jeffery Beal on Flickr)(CC BY-SA 2.0)



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17
Jun

2022

Weekly Roundup: Sugarloaf Mountain Announces Zipline Addition

Sugar Loaf Cable Car - Bondinho Pão de Açúcar
Sugarloaf Mountain Cable Car (Photo on Flickr, by LASZLO ILYES)(CC BY 2.0)



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06
May

2022

Weekly Roundup: Winter Park Resort Master Plan Includes Three-Gondola System

Winter Park Resort Ski Village, Colorado (Photo from Wikimedia) (CC BY-SA 2.0)



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01
Apr

2022

Weekly Roundup: Replacement Lifts

Cypress Mountain Resort by Marc van der Chijs (CC BY-ND 2.0)


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04
Mar

2022

Weekly Roundup: New Horizons

The new tram cabins announced for Snowbird Ski Resort in Utah will feature a rooftop balcony.
Rendering credit: Snowbird Press Release
  • Alterra has announced plans to invest $344 million at Palisades Tahoe. The plan will include a base-to-base gondola to provide access between the two resorts. The system is expected to be completed by next winter. The gondola will cost $65 million. Other planned resort improvements include adding new chairlifts, installing the longest mountain coaster in North America, expanding and lengthening tube runs, and installing a summer tubing surface.


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17
Dec

2021

Weekly Roundup: Proposals Big and Small

The Hindu religious shrine Naina Devi is proposed to be one destination on a cable car system. The project received no bids during it’s request for proposal period. The tender is now being reworked.
Photo credit: Gurlal Maan, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont has opened two lifts this month. The new lifts are part of a Vail Resorts capital improvement plan to get guests to the mountain top faster and easier. The Quantum Six replaced a four-person lift with a six-person lift. The four-person lift was relocated and renamed the Evergreen Summit Express, replacing a three-person fixed grip chair lift.


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