Did Northstar California Build a New Gondola in Three Months?

It appears Northstar California replaced most of its Big Springs Gondola in just three months between the end of last winter and the start of this summer.  The bottom terminal of this 1985 Doppelmayr 6-passenger gondola was previously relocated in 2004.  From the below pictures on Instagram, it appears Doppelmayr installed brand new terminal equipment inside of the existing terminal buildings along with new Agamatic grips, hangars and line gear.  The first-generation CWA cabins were previously refurbished in 2013.  Maybe Vail Resorts got a ‘buy eight get two free’ deal on Uni-G terminals from Doppelmayr this summer.

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One down two more to go

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Do work

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the Old Lady lives! #northstarcalifornia

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3 thoughts on “Did Northstar California Build a New Gondola in Three Months?

  1. Cameron August 8, 2015 / 1:31 pm

    Very interesting and a new lift under the radar. I wonder what the top terminal looks like.

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