Instagram Tuesday: Mixing Things Up

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

5 thoughts on “Instagram Tuesday: Mixing Things Up

  1. skier72 November 26, 2019 / 3:31 pm

    I thought Big White was completely replacing the cabins on Laura’s Gondola. I didn’t realize that they would add additional cabins. How many cabins on the line are their now?


    • Peter Landsman November 26, 2019 / 5:42 pm

      There were 16 cabins before so a total of 24 now. Big White is quoting the new ones at CAD$75,000 apiece so I can understand why they didn’t do the whole set.


      • Jamie November 28, 2019 / 1:26 pm

        It sure does look strange seeing two different types of cabin on one line, I like it though.

        Out of interest, does anyone know if lift manufacturers continue to manufacture old grip models or would they have acquired these grips second hand?


        • Michael November 28, 2019 / 4:32 pm

          While the grips are not current production, they are still available from Leitner. Probably have a longer than normal lead time for the order.


        • Somebody November 28, 2019 / 9:31 pm

          I’m fairly certain you can order pretty much any old grip design brand new from a manufacturer, Stratton did a few years ago when they replaced all of the grips on their gondola.


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