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LOOKING GLASS (RIBLET) - A classic center pole Riblet.


CHALLENGER (HERON-POMA) - A classic 1974 double chair.


ESKIMO EXPRESS (POMA) - This HS quad was built in 1999 to replace the Eskimo Triple
which had replaced the Eskimo Double in 1990.


GALLOPING GOOSE (HERON-POMA) - This beginner lift was built in 1974.


GEMENI EXPRESS (POMA) - Built in 1993 to replace the Gemeni Double (A 1969 Miner -Denver)


OLYMPIA EXPRESS (POMA) - Built in 1996 to replace the Olympia Double (A 1971 HERON-POMA)


PIONEER EXPRESS (POMA) - Built in 1986 this lift is an early Poma detachable quad.


PROSPECTOR EXPRESS (POMA) - Built in 1994 to replace the prospector double.


SUNNYSIDE (CTEC) - This triple was built in 1988 and is the only CTEC chair on the mountain.


SUPER GUAGE EXPRESS (LEITNER-POMA) - This Six Pack was built in 2005 to replace the Summit Express Quad.


ZEPHYR EXPRESS (POMA) - This quad built in 1990 runs as a Gondola in the evenings.


FORMER LIFTS

TIMBERLINE (HERON-POMA/THIOKOL) - This chair was moved in 1975 from the defunct Stagecoach Ski area near Steamboat.
where it was the Big Hitch. The drive terminal was a Thiokol that came from Ski Sugarite outside of Raton, NM. The lift
was replaced in 2007.


GEMENI (MINER-DENVER) - Built in 1969 and replaced with the Gemeni Express in 1993.


ESKIMO DOUBLE (RIBLET) - The original eskimo chair was a 1963 Riblet. It was removed
in a most unusual fashion. It underwent a series of destructive tests such as a roll back
and fire to see how lifts would react to certain situations and then studied to derive future
safty components of new lifts. A video of the destruction was fillmed in 1990 and can be found
several places online.


OLYMPIA (HERON-POMA) - Built in 1971 and replaced with the Olympia Express in 1996.


SUMMIT EXPRESS (POMA) - Built in 1985 and replaced by the Super Guage Express.
This chair was sold to Mission Rigdge, WA


PROSPECTOR (RIBLET) - Built in 1963 and replaced with the Prospector Express in 1994.


ZEPHYR (YAN) - Built in 1983 this triple was replaced by the Zephyr Express Quad.


Several pics thanks to Brad at www.coloradoskihistory.com

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