Blue Skyride – Grouse Mountain, BC

The Blue Skyride was built before the Red and these days is used during seasonal closures of the larger tram and as a supply line to the restaurants up top.
Tower 2.
The top terminal building.
Track rope anchor in the basement of the top dock.
Cabin 1.
Tower 1 saddle.
Passing the other cabin.
Drive terminal plaza.
View up the lift line.
Cabin side view.
Tower 1 and 2.
Bottom dock.
The motor room.
Cabins passing below tower 2.

8 thoughts on “Blue Skyride – Grouse Mountain, BC

  1. MilanYVR July 23, 2019 / 10:15 am

    Is this the second last Habegger lift in north america next to Hells gate? (the vonroll merge does not count)


    • Wollum Larry October 13, 2019 / 7:59 am

      I don’t think it is a Habbeger. It is a Voest Alpine.
      There used to be 2 chairlifts by Habegger at Grouse Mountain, but not sure if they are still there.


      • milanyvr October 13, 2019 / 8:55 pm

        Its Habbeger. The plaque is at the top service desk. The 2 Habegger chairlifts are currently abandoned with the haul rope removed and the towers used for lighting. Peak terminal is now a restaurant while blue berry is still abandoned.


        • Max October 13, 2019 / 10:26 pm

          Blue Skyride is a Voest, You can see there was a plaque on the tower. The motor room still has one too, its just behind the curtain.


  2. MilanYVR July 29, 2019 / 2:09 pm

    New Update on this lift:
    Its now going to be open to public during peak times, when the Red Skyride has lines 1 hour+.
    Its a bit slower with the blue being 14 mins compared to red’s being 7mins, however this is a step in the right direction.
    Im just hoping this hints a 3S gondola soon….

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    • David October 10, 2019 / 8:48 pm

      hi I want to know if the blue skyride is going to be open to public on new years eve 2019


      • milanyvr October 13, 2019 / 8:55 pm

        Not to public. Its going to be open for employees and trash.


  3. milanyvr October 13, 2019 / 11:26 pm

    Wow Max, In all my years going to grouse I was told it was habegger.


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