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#1 Snoqualmie guy

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Posted 29 May 2007 - 08:53 PM

On the page with chairlifts by ski area, on many of the stats it says N/A well I can solve a few of those such as number of towers and number of chairs for some lifts. How can I help by being able to post these?
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Posted 29 May 2007 - 08:59 PM

You can list them and I will make the updates.
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Posted 29 May 2007 - 10:27 PM

Well I have info on Snoqualmie Pass. Summit West, Wild Side Triple has 14 towers. Ski Acres, Central Express has 82 chairs, Sliver Fir has 25 towers and 176 chairs. Hyak, keechluse has 109 chairs.
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Posted 30 May 2007 - 11:21 AM

Well, speaking of that, there are a lot that I can list off.

Copper:
Well, with John I think you're pretty well covered.
Alpine Lift: 218 chairs, 23 towers, 5586 feet, 1726 vert, 11.5 min (from what I timed) trail map says 12
Excellerator: 64 chairs, 11 towers, 3216 feet, 846 vert, 3 mins
Super Bee: (It's not Super Bee Express! :cursing: ) 139 chairs, 30 towers, 2293 vert, 8870 feet, 8 mins
Timberline Express: (This time it is express :thumbsup: ) 105 chairs, 15 towers, 1129 vert, 4926 feet, 5 mins
High Point: 200 chairs, 21 towers, 4976 feet, 980 vert, 10 mins

Vail:
Chair 2 Avanti express: 163 chairs, 25 towers (there's a 7a)
Chair 3 Wildwood Express: 84 chairs, 18 towers
Chair 4 Mountaintop Express: 113 chairs, 15 towers
Chair 5 High Noon: 174 chairs, 21 towers, 1856, not 1110 vert
Chair 6 Riva Bahn Express: 196 chairs, 39 towers 1530, not 1705 vert
Chair 7 Game Creek Express: 112 chairs 15 towers
Chair 10 Highline Lift: 263 chairs, 34 towers (tower 1A)
Chair 11 Northwoods Express: 129 chairs, 21 towers
Chair 16 Vista Bahn Express: 216 chairs, 33 towers
Chair 21 Orient Express: 165 chairs, 28 towers
Chair 36 Tea Cup Express: 126 chairs, 19 towers 1666, not 1244 vert
Chari 37 Skyline Express: 157 chairs, 26 towers
Chair 38 Earl's Express: 43 chairs, 15 towers

Beaver Creek:
Chair 4: 199 chairs (0-198)
Chair 6: 195 chairs, 30 towers, 2091 vert, 7654 feet
Chair 8: 127 chairs, 24 towers, 1458 vert, 6170 feet
Chair 9: 134 chairs, 22 towers, 2158 vert, 6453 feet
Chair 10: 113 chairs, 18 towers, 1811 vert, 5420 feet
Chair 11: 117 chairs, 17 towers, 1524 vert, 5633 feet
Chair 12: 138 chairs, 28 towers, 1752 vert, 6840 feet
Chair 15 Lower Beaver Creek Mount Express, not Lower Bachelor Express: 135 chairs, 27 towers, 905 vert, 6416 feet
Chair 16: 19 towers, 1255 vert, 5957 feet
Chair 17: 157 chairs, 26 towers, 1713 vert, 7809 feet
Chair 18 Upper Beaver Creek Mountain Express, not Upper Bachelor Express: 178 chairs, 25 towers, 1482 vert, 8591 feet

Winter Park:
Iron Horse: 218 chairs, 26 towers (with tower 4A)
Super Guage Express: 22 towers
Summit Express 23 towers (counting first portal tower), 144 chairs (1-145, but no chair 94)
Challenger: 23 towers
Zephyr Express: 20 towers, 142 chairs
Prospector Express: 10 towers, 61 chairs
Pioneer Express: 22 towers, 116 chairs

Keystone:
River Run Gondola: 143 cars, 28 towers
Summit Express: 193 chairs, 31 towers
Montezuma Express: 168 chairs, 24 towers
Peru Express: 142 chairs, 20 towers
Santiago Express: 100 chairs, 19 towers
Outback Express: 100 chairs, 19 towers
Wayback: 143 chairs, 13 towers

Breckenridge:
BreckConnect Gondola: 127 cars, 27 towers
Rocky Mountain SuperChair: 103 chairs, 17 towers 2400 pph, not 2800
Colorado SuperChair: 153 chairs, 22 towers
Independence SuperChair: 117 chairs, 23 towers
T-Bar: 21 towers, 109 tbars
Imperial Express SuperChair: 30 (upgradable to 45) chairs, 9 towers
E Chair: 121 chairs, 15 towers
Peak 8 SuperConnect: 190 chairs, 28 towers
Beaver Run SuperChair: 186 chairs, 32 towers
Snowflake Lift: 205 chairs, 25 towers
Mercury SuperChair: 157 chairs, 20 towers
Quicksilver Super6: 113 chairs, 17 towers
Falcon SuperChair: 121 chairs 20 towers(including first portal tower)

Steamboat:
Gondola: 129 cars, 30 towers
Thunderhead Express: 117 chairs, 17 towers
Storm Peak Express: 143 chairs, 24 towers
Sundown Express: 134 chairs, 19 towers
Pony Express: 54 chairs, 15 towers
Bar U-E: 153 chairs, 21 towers
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Posted 30 May 2007 - 03:30 PM

Do we count the stations( the bullwheels) as towers? I never do.
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Posted 30 May 2007 - 04:00 PM

I don't include those as I feel those are built in structures.
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Posted 30 May 2007 - 04:15 PM

View PostSnoqualmie guy, on May 30 2007, 07:30 PM, said:

Do we count the stations( the bullwheels) as towers? I never do.

Never the bullwheel or its guide sheave but with some terminal designs, like CTEC's Enterprise fixed grips, tower one is integrated into the terminal structure.

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Posted 31 May 2007 - 08:47 AM

Here's the specs for Badger Pass' lifts:

Eagle:

MANUFACTURER Lift Engineering (Yan)
INSTALLED 1986
LENGTH 3350 feet
VERTICAL 570 feet
SPEED 450 feet per minute
NUMBER OF CARRIERS 148
TYPE OF MOTOR DC SCR
HORSEPOWER 200
TYPE OF DRIVE Multi-vee belt
GEAR REDUCER MFG Yan model 250
REDUCTION RATIO 100.18 to 1
LINE GAUGE (WIDTH) 13 feet
ROTATION Clockwise
MAX ALLOW STOP DISTANCE 25 feet
TENSION SYSTEM Pneumatic
NON-STOP RIDE 7 minutes
NUMBER OF TOWERS 18
HAUL ROPE DIAMETER 1 inch
AUXILARY Cummins C230 inline 6
SERVICE BRAKE Pneumatic disc on high speed shaft
EMERGENCY BRAKE Pneumatic clamp on bottom bullwheel
BACKSTOP BRAKE #1 Ratchet on high speed shaft
BACKSTOP BRAKE #2 Falling dog on bottom bullwheel

Bruin:

MANUFACTURER Lift Engineering (Yan)
INSTALLED 1981
LENGTH 1080 feet
VERTICAL 138 feet
SPEED 280 feet per minute
NUMBER OF CARRIERS 76
TYPE OF MOTOR DC SCR
HORSEPOWER 50
TYPE OF DRIVE Multi-vee belt
GEAR REDUCER MFG Yan model 250
REDUCTION RATIO 100.18 to 1
LINE GAUGE (WIDTH) 12 feet
ROTATION Counterclockwise
MAX ALLOW STOP DISTANCE 10 feet
TENSION SYSTEM Pneumatic
NON-STOP RIDE 4 minutes
NUMBER OF TOWERS 9
HAUL ROPE DIAMETER 1 inch
AUXILARY Chevrolet 350 V8
SERVICE BRAKE Hydraulic disc on high speed shaft
EMERGENCY BRAKE Hydraulic clamp on bottom bullwheel
BACKSTOP BRAKE #1 Falling dog on bottom bullwheel
BACKSTOP BRAKE #2 Ratchet on high speed shaft

Red Fox:

MANUFACTURER Hall model 2002
INSTALLED 1972
LENGTH 2945 feet
VERTICAL 565 feet
SPEED 450 feet per minute
NUMBER OF CARRIERS 129
TYPE OF MOTOR 3-phase induction
HORSEPOWER 100
TYPE OF DRIVE Nelson liquid drive
GEAR REDUCER MFG Hall
REDUCTION RATIO 12 to 1
LINE GAUGE (WIDTH) 11 feet
ROTATION Clockwise
MAX ALLOW STOP DISTANCE 25 feet
TENSION SYSTEM 26,000 lb concrete counterweight
NON-STOP RIDE 7 minutes
NUMBER OF TOWERS 14
HAUL ROPE DIAMETER 1 1/8 inch
AUXILARY Wisconsin V465D
SERVICE BRAKE Whitton Dramer model 3075
EMERGENCY BRAKE Hydraulic clamp on bottom bullwheel
BACKSTOP BRAKE #1 Falling dog on bottom bullwheel
BACKSTOP BRAKE #2 Ratchet on high speed shaft


Badger


MANUFACTURER Hall model 1406
INSTALLED 1972
LENGTH 940 feet
VERTICAL 272 feet
SPEED 465 feet per minute
NUMBER OF CARRIERS 40
TYPE OF MOTOR 3-phase induction
HORSEPOWER 60
TYPE OF DRIVE Fluid coupling
GEAR REDUCER MFG Hall
REDUCTION RATIO 10 to 1
LINE GAUGE (WIDTH) 11 feet
ROTATION Clockwise
MAX ALLOW STOP DISTANCE 27 feet
TENSION SYSTEM 23,500 lb concrete counterweight
NON-STOP RIDE 2 minutes
NUMBER OF TOWERS 7
HAUL ROPE DIAMETER 1 1/8 inch
AUXILARY Wisconsin V64D
SERVICE BRAKE Solenoid type on high speed shaft
EMERGENCY BRAKE Hydraulic clamp on bottom bullwheel
BACKSTOP BRAKE #1 Falling dog on bottom bullwheel
BACKSTOP BRAKE #2 Ratchet on high speed shaft

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Posted 16 June 2007 - 09:14 PM

Does anyone know the name of former Lift 7 at Beaver Creek and what year it was removed?
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Posted 25 June 2007 - 08:40 PM

I'm going to get some pictures of the old single this summer. So we can add them on the chairlift photos page.
- Jeff


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Posted 29 July 2007 - 07:05 AM

I only looked at a few, but I can say that the Northstar Express at Okemo, VT has 145 chairs and 19 poles. I will be able to update a lot more this winter.

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 04:29 AM

View PostSkiBachelor, on Jun 16 2007, 11:14 PM, said:

Does anyone know the name of former Lift 7 at Beaver Creek and what year it was removed?


Upper Centennial? It stands to reason, given that's basically where it was. I thought I had heard that it stayed at least one year after the current Lift 6 was built to serve the upper pitches of those runs.
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Posted 10 September 2007 - 05:24 PM

I have many pics of Bluewood and the number of chairs for each lift.
Skyline Express: 101 chairs.
Triple Nickle: 68.
Platter 38.
Both lifts are triples.

Also I got some pics of the single at Ski Acres as well as one of Bonanza. I would appreceate if someone would put these on the the photo page for the ski area.
- Jeff


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Posted 10 September 2007 - 06:10 PM

Cameron's pretty busy right now I'm sure. One of these days Badger will get a page, now that I got some good pics.

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Posted 10 September 2007 - 06:16 PM

Yeah, he is super busy. I sent him Whistler Blackcomb and Mt. Baker pics a year ago and he hasn't had a chance to get to them yet. I totally understand, we are all busy people.
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Posted 11 September 2007 - 05:49 PM

Right now I'm in Big Sky, MT but leaving tomorrow for Jackson.

The Badger pictures are on the website, I just haven't had the time to create the pages for them yet. Hopefully tomorrow though.
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Posted 11 September 2007 - 09:29 PM

What? You on a road trip? Say him to Jimmi... :)
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Posted 23 September 2007 - 11:29 AM

Cool! Thanks! :smile: :thumbsup:

http://www.skilifts....-badgerpass.htm

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Posted 23 September 2007 - 12:18 PM

Why does it say Turtle is a triple? The picture is of a handle tow.
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Posted 23 September 2007 - 12:56 PM

That would be my bad, I made that in a hurry yesterday.
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