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.

10 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.


  4. John U January 3, 2021 / 5:33 pm

    They should send the tourists up this thing and call it something like “the scenic tram” or something. It’s slow and they can get good views and not have to deal with skiiers. Then, skiers can have the fast and big red Skyride for themselves.


  5. David January 4, 2021 / 12:06 am

    I would like to know when Grouse Mountain will replace the blue skyride with a new lift


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