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  • Yes, those towers are so massive the copter only takes a section (looks like 1 of 3) at a time. Clearly a HS8 chair is heavier than a same capacity gondi cabin. But I wouldn't have though such massive towers are needed. I didn't realize it is replac…
  • Their Insider Blog has a short video on the gondi. There's some text on the new cabins. The haul rope is below: How will the new haul rope improve the functionality of the K1 Gondola? “The new haul rope on K1 is really going to provide a smoother ri…
  • ropeways.net | Home | 2018-10-01 Killington Resort will welcome guests for 2018/19 winter saison with transformed mountain experience Vermont’s Killington Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in Eastern North America and part of POWDR, anno…
  • West Mountain chairlift, snowmaking and other improvements. I couldn't copy n paste the article. https://poststar.com/business/local/west-mountain-ski-area-continues-renovation-upgrade-efforts/article_7fc6c641-0040-559d-9155-06eb3179af0f.html
  • Vail buys Okemo, Mount Sunapee and Crested Butte [original headline didn’t copy n paste] BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Sept. 27, 2018 — Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN) today announced that the Company has closed on its acquisition of Triple Peaks, LLC, the p…
  • Colo. group turns to local court Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 7:54 pm By Chris Mays, Brattleboro Reformer NEWFANE — Consultants in Colorado want their money for work done on behalf of the Hermitage Club as company officials eye a loan to get …
  • Otten ask Coos Legislators to help Balsams Project 9/18/18 LANCASTER — Balsams Resort developer Les Otten last week asked Coos County legislators to support legislation that would allow the creation of a tax assessment district without the need fo…
  • In a quick look at the article, in addition to the approval, the West Bowl was discussed. State approves sale of Mount Sunapee ski resort Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Commissioner Sarah Stewart announces the state’s support for a …
  • Peak Resorts to Buy Three Pennsylvania Mountains September 24, 2018 Peter Landsman Liftblog.com Liberty Mountain, Roundtop Mountain and Whitetail Resort will join Peak Resorts before the end of the year, the companies announced this morning. Pri…
  • “I am extremely pleased to pass along the stewardship of Snow Time and our three mountain resorts to Peak Resorts,” Naylor said. “Having watched the progress they continue to make at the formerly family-owned Hunter Mountain, I view Peak Resorts as …
  • Behind The Deal: Peak Resorts Makes Strong Play With Snow Time Acquisition Posted by Eric Smith | Sep 24, 2018 | Exec Outdoor, SGB Executive | 0 | By Eric Smith Any talk of a ski resort “arms race” usually centers on the escalating battle b…
  • That's it. It appears to incorporate the "best of three worlds".
  • $30M loan sets focus on reopening Hermitage Club The Clubhouse at the Hermitage Club. KRISTOPHER RADDER - BRATTLEBORO REFORMER Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 8:09 pm By Chris Mays, Brattleboro Reformer DEERFIELD VALLEY — A $30 millio…
  • Mount Sunapee Advisory Committee When: Public Information Session regarding the proposed assignment of the State’s lease of a portion of Mount Sunapee State Park to VR NE Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Wednesday, September 26, 20…
  • Photos of progress: https://www.brettonwoods.com/Activities/photos_and_cams/Gondola-Photos
  • Length? The full article switches between the HS6 and the gondi. That paragraph is about the gondi but the article doesn't give the length of either. Stabilizers? Thanks, that's a reasonable guess.
  • ropeways.net | Home | 2018-09-19 Hunter Mountain: Construction Update With nearly all trail work completed on Hunter North, construction and infrastructure teams have geared up and refocused their attention on the both large and small details of th…
  • In addition the big items, other improvements are listed, including Pico in their Insider Blog: The $16 million we announced in March included projects such as the new Snowdon Six Express bubble chairlift, re-installation of lift service in the Sou…
  • Interview with worker in video of tunnel construction: What project are you working on right now? “This summer we are building tunnels to improve the flow of skier and rider traffic. Where we previously had a trail traversing across a top-to-botto…
  • More from their email: Even in the midst of all this Spartan Racing excitement, our construction teams are busily building away. The K-1 Express Gondola received a new haul rope this week and we even finished the project a day early, meaning the K-1…
  • Two minute video of impressive tunnel construction:
  • Members OK deal to bring back ski resort The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain. KRISTOPHER RADDER - BRATTLEBORO REFORMER Posted Thursday, September 6, 2018 7:54 pm By Chris Mays, Brattleboro Reformer DEERFIELD VALLEY — Hermitage Club members …
  • Liftblog says this local photographer is posting weekly Killington projects. www.outdoorimages.ifp3.com/gallery/2018-killington-summer-projects-most-recent-to-oldest/5i5a3758/#/page/home/
  • ropeways.net | Home | 2018-08-23 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN THREE NEW ENGLAND RESORTS CORRECTING CHILD LABOR VIOLATIONS AND PAYING PENALTY MANCHESTER, N.H. – Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage a…
  • The new ski lift will be installed near the Esplanade Trail in the section for beginner skiers. The 1987 Poma Triple ski lift will be 1,600 feet long. [Berkshire Eagle] This is to the left (east of, I believe) Meadows Triple.
  • I stand corrected. That's cool that WV was able to host a World Cup in 1969 (in addition to 80's n early 90's.
  • I believe the first in the east World Cup was at Cannon in 1969. The two at Waterville (men, women) were late 80's, as late as '91. Tomba was at the men's. Stratton had one in between plus some pro races.
  • After the big announcement, the Globe says Super G, Downhill and Alpine Combined will be held at another venue to be determined. That is odd, the site of half of the downhill events not set. Cannon seems to be the likely local location. I do like pa…
  • Below is the first 1/3 of the VT Digger article. It says, New York City-based Oz Real Estate to commit more than $50 million. Hermitage Club’s uncertain future reverberates through Deerfield Valley By Brattleboro ReformerAug 13 2018 The Hermitage…
  • This ropeways article has a little more information, including "state of the art" base lodge. I think it will have high speed lunch trays! ropeways.net | Home | 2018-08-14 Peak Resorts’ Expansion Projects Transforming Two of the Company’s Northeast…