3 Huckleberry – Lost Trail, MT/ID

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Fixed return at the bottom.
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Loading area.
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View up the line.
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Tower 11.
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Upper section of lift line.
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Breakover towers.
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T24.
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Unload area.
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The drive bullwheel is in a shed at the top terminal.
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Hall drive/tension unit.
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Lift line with minimal clearance.
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Lower lift line.
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Hall depression tower.
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Portal tower 1.
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4 thoughts on “3 Huckleberry – Lost Trail, MT/ID

  1. Northeast Chairlifts December 16, 2017 / 5:38 pm

    What’s up with those chairs? They don’t look Hall. And the portal depression tower looks Borvig.

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    • Max Hart December 16, 2017 / 8:53 pm

      Portal tower is defiantly Hall. Mount Snow’s Seasons Double has the same portal tower.
      This must be the old Canyon Double (1971 Hall) at Mount Snow, which is the only Hall double ever to be removed in the history of Mount Snow (removed and replaced with the Canyon Express (Poma 1996)).
      As for the chairs, Mount Snow had all sorts of wacky lifts back in the 1970s, so the chairs could have been custom made by Hall (or somebody else). A similar shaped chair was used on the Valley Double (1969 Hall) at Onset, NH (now known as Crotched, NH) and was originally equipped with bubbles (http://www.newenglandskihistory.com/lifts/viewlift.php?id=380). Considering Mount Snow’s history with bubble chairs (three that I know of in its history, G1, G2, and Bluebird), it could be possible that the Canyon Double had bubbles that were removed at some point before it was relocated.

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  2. Northeast Chairlifts December 17, 2017 / 5:09 pm

    Ok then. Is it just me, or does that portal tower look just like the one on Swain’s double. The tension terminal also uses that shape of support.

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    • Max Hart December 17, 2017 / 6:40 pm

      The portal tower on this lift is tubular. Borvig always used square portal towers, even as late as the King Pine Quad (1988 Borvig).

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