Avanti Express #2 – Vail, CO

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Lower station with loading carpet and queuing gates.
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Towers 1 and 2.
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Another view of the return station.
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Upper lift line.
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Most towers were re-used from the Avanti high speed quad.
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Drive station.
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Looking down from the top.
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Maintenance rail up top.
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Winter lift line view.
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Middle part of the line with a steeper section.
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Lower lift line.
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One thought on “Avanti Express #2 – Vail, CO

  1. Donald M. Reif February 22, 2019 / 9:16 am

    This lift incidentally has more towers than the lift it replaced, due to having two hold-down towers at the bottom (the original lift only had one). The original lift had 25 towers and 167 chairs. The six pack has 26 towers and 139 chairs.

    Almost all of the high speed quad’s towers were reused as was. The only tower tubes that are all-new are towers 1 and 2 at the bottom, and towers 25 and 26 at the top. One will notice that the tower extension on tower 9 is different from the extensions on the other towers, as that tower was Tower 7A on the original lift (and was added later).

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