Alpine Meadows, CA

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25 thoughts on “Alpine Meadows, CA

  1. maxwellthesnowsurfer May 12, 2019 / 11:13 am

    Where can I find construction for the new hot wheels lift?

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    • Thomas Jett July 27, 2019 / 11:01 pm

      I’ve been looking for this for a while. Do you know if there’s one for Squaw?

      On the subject of the actual plan, I think that Rollers is dead. It is cool to see that they’re considering a detachable for Scott, and have down-the road plans for some surface lifts with which to access the ridge, as well as a replacement for Alpine Bowl.

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      • skitheeast July 28, 2019 / 12:06 pm

        Rollers was going to be built simultaneously with the California Express gondola (in alignment 1) because the lift was to be accessible by skiers after taking the gondola to the Alpine Meadows angle station and unloading. However, with the new alignment, the lift would need to be relocated to be accessible at all.

        I have not found a master plan for Squaw, as there are so many plans for the proposed Squaw village expansion that it makes finding anything else near impossible.

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  2. Alex October 16, 2019 / 9:06 pm

    Video of Treeline Cirque

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  3. powderforever45 October 17, 2019 / 6:34 am

    Does anyone know if treeline cirque will have a direct drive?

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  4. powderforever45 December 3, 2019 / 9:15 pm

    Is tree line cirque the only LPA lift with an angle mid station?

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      • Michael December 4, 2019 / 7:35 am

        Christy Peak, Steamboat?

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        • GreatEight December 4, 2019 / 8:23 am

          Thats an Omega model not LPA model lift

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  5. lift_addict March 13, 2020 / 3:17 pm

    The old Summit chair was a Riblet like Roundhouse, by the way

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  6. lift_Addict March 13, 2020 / 3:35 pm

    Also I see that you there is lots of missing information that I can help you fill in for I have a friend that is a lift mechanic there.

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    • New England Chairlifts & Skiing March 13, 2020 / 7:12 pm

      What manufacturer was the old Wiesel pass chair?

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      • sethyboyi March 16, 2020 / 9:23 am

        It was a YAN

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        • New England Chairlifts & Skiing March 16, 2020 / 9:35 am

          Are you sure about that? That lift was built in the early 60s, Yan didn’t start building lifts until 1968

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  7. Utah Powder Skier April 16, 2020 / 6:06 pm

    Yan started building lifts in 1965.

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  8. Kirk May 19, 2020 / 8:52 am

    Would agree it was 1968 at Squaw, with Belmont, Baileys Beach and Links. Those original Yan lifts had Poma grips, bullwheels and sheave assemblies. The yan T and D grips are basically Poma grips from the mid sixties.

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