Instagram Tuesday: Merry Christmas

Every Tuesday, I feature my favorite Instagram photos from around the lift world.

11 thoughts on “Instagram Tuesday: Merry Christmas

  1. Peter Landsman December 25, 2018 / 1:20 pm

    Winter Park update:

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    • Ian M. December 25, 2018 / 6:56 pm

      Copper missed their x-mas opening with the American Flyer too. Not a great look for the first year of the IKON in the Denver area.

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      • Peter Landsman December 26, 2018 / 3:34 pm

        Flyer update:


  2. alex December 25, 2018 / 7:03 pm

    Does anyone know why these lifts have been so delayed this year?


    • Peter Landsman December 25, 2018 / 7:16 pm

      There are quite a few other new lifts that have yet to open:
      -Snowbowl Express at Stratton
      -Promenade at Catamount
      -High Country at Waterville Valley
      -Quad at Frost Fire
      -South Ridge at Killington
      -ATV Poma at Killington
      -Green at Magic Mountain
      -Expert at Vallee du Parc

      Almost all in the Northeast, which got a lot of early season snow.

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      • Thomas Jett December 25, 2018 / 11:16 pm

        I was at Killington on 12/8 and 12/9. For South Ridge, there was still a lot of physical work (finishing the terminals, installing the haul rope) to be done, despite full snow coverage. It seems that they just ran out of time.


      • V3 December 26, 2018 / 8:32 am

        Frost Fire’s lift is complete guessing they don’t have enough snow.


        • Peter Landsman December 26, 2018 / 9:42 am

          “Due to contractual obligations the opening of the 2018/2019 Outdoor Recreation Area is temporarily delayed, this includes skiing, snowboarding and tubing. Updates will be made as we continue to gather more information.”


      • Max Hart December 26, 2018 / 2:00 pm

        Don’t forget the “Presidential Bahn” Gondola at Bretton Woods (at least at Eldora someone told them the name sounded dumb so they changed it…)

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  3. Ryan December 26, 2018 / 1:41 pm

    And given the huge amount of lifts that were ordered for this season, there is only so much that can be done in such a short period of time. nothing to be concerned about though. If they don’t get it in this season, there will be plenty of other seasons following.


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