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3 Favorite Resorts. 2 Favorite Lifts, and your favorite manufacturer.


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#21 Peter Pitcher

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Posted 23 November 2014 - 06:06 PM

Ajax, Santa Fe and Discovery. The old single #1 at Aspen and t 210 Tesuque Peak platter poma (I got 11200 vertical in 56 minutes) and the best lift manufacturer is YAN, the only company that I know of that designed and built their own gearbox specifically for chairlifts.

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Posted 24 November 2014 - 06:24 AM

View PostPeter Pitcher, on 23 November 2014 - 06:06 PM, said:

Ajax, Santa Fe and Discovery. The old single #1 at Aspen and t 210 Tesuque Peak platter poma (I got 11200 vertical in 56 minutes) and the best lift manufacturer is YAN, the only company that I know of that designed and built their own gearbox specifically for chairlifts.


His pre-"85 fixed-grip lifts are indestructible.

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#23 Peter Pitcher

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Posted 24 November 2014 - 05:03 PM

View PostEmax, on 24 November 2014 - 06:24 AM, said:


His pre-"85 fixed-grip lifts are indestructible.

I have a few, four in fact and three have Emax drives

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Posted 25 November 2014 - 02:52 AM

Mountains (NA): Whistler, Revelstoke, Silver Star
Mountains (EU): Chamonix Brevent, Jungfrau Grindelwald, St. Anton

Lifts: Symphony (Whistler) Gem Lake (Big White)

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Posted 25 November 2014 - 02:30 PM

I don't really have a favorite mountain or favorite lift, but I like Poma better than Doppelmayr for lifts.

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Posted 25 November 2014 - 04:32 PM

3 resorts:
Whistler-Blackcomb
Big Sky
Jackson Hole

2 lifts:
Peak Chair (W-B)
Pallavicini (A-Basin)

1 manufacturer:
Leitner-Poma. I especially like their new Multix/LPA series. They're very smooth and comfortable.
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#27 Emax

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Posted 25 November 2014 - 04:50 PM

View PostPeter Pitcher, on 24 November 2014 - 05:03 PM, said:

I have a few, four in fact and three have Emax drives


:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: Thank you, Mr. Pitcher.

Erik has an updated proximity switch to show you - also a magnetic stop gate designed especially for YANs.

This post has been edited by Emax: 25 November 2014 - 04:51 PM

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Posted 26 November 2014 - 05:39 AM

Skierdude-- We don't get the Multix lifts here in the States. What we have (correct me if I'm wrong, Dino) is a Grand Junction-designed terminal that uses the LPA grip. We also have different tower assemblies than they sell in Europe with the Multix.
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#29 NHskier13

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Posted 26 November 2014 - 03:48 PM

I think the Peak Express at Whistler - Blackcomb is unique. I don't think i've seen anything like it! (BTW for anyone unfamiliar it was built in 1998)
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#30 DonaldMReif

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Posted 26 November 2014 - 10:29 PM

Yeah, it's very Doppelmayr-type Multix and has slatted backrests due to the high winds.


Let me do another favorites among resorts I don't normally go to:

Crested Butte
Steamboat
Copper Mountain

Favorite two lifts:
Storm Peak Express
Silver Queen Express

Favorite manufacturer: Poma
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Posted 03 January 2015 - 06:04 PM

I'd probably change my mind here after a season of going to a couple Vermont places:

Resorts : Waterville Valley, Sunday River, Mad River Glen
Lifts : Mad River Glen Single, Chondola (Sunday River of course)
Manufacturer : Poma
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Posted 11 January 2015 - 09:59 AM

Ski areas: Sugarloaf, Lost Trail, Alta
Favorite lifts: old removed Sugarloaf PHB gondola, Big Sky Tram (the rest of BS lifts are questionable as is maybe the tram)
Manufacturer: Doppelmayr


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Posted 11 January 2015 - 05:49 PM

Monarch, Baker, Loveland.
Old chair 6 at Crystal, Challenger at WP.
Riblet (the ease of line work makes up for moving clips)
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Posted 17 May 2016 - 04:25 PM

Heh heh heh I'm gonna start this up again!

Mountains:
Sugarloaf, Saddleback, Wildcat

Lifts:
Classic Bateau and Kennebago Quad

Manufacturer:
Gotta be Doppelmayr since I do not have much experience with Poma and my Garaventa experience is not good.... Stealth II
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Posted 17 May 2016 - 06:02 PM

Mountains:
Bird, Telluride, Vail

Lifts:
Little cloud express at Snowbird
Gad 2 express at Snowbird
Mineral Basin express at snowbird
Lift 14 (Gold Hill express) at Telluride
Lift 15 (Revelation quad) at Telluride
Lift 12 (Prospect express) at Telluride
Lift 9 (Plunge triple) at Telluride
Lift 6 (Apex triple) at Telluride

Manufacturer:
Pohlig :thumbsup:

JK, anything that merged into dopplemayr CTEC.





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