Born Free Express #8 – Vail, CO

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Bottom terminal next to the Eagle Bahn Gondola at Lionshead.
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Doppelmayr CLD-260 terminal.
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View down the line from the parallel gondola.
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Upper lift line.
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Top station with parking rail.
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This early high speed quad parallels the Eagle Bahn Gondola for its entire length.
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Chain-driven return station.
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Riding up the line.
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Top station departure side.
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Another view of the drive station.
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Middle part of the line.
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Looking down towards Lionshead.
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2 thoughts on “Born Free Express #8 – Vail, CO

  1. Cooper July 28, 2017 / 3:59 pm

    I rode one like this at Whistler BC. It had bubbles on it though. Did they repaint the terminials? They look new.

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    • Peter Landsman July 28, 2017 / 6:57 pm

      Would have been Blackcomb where there are three of them, all built in 1987. The paint has always been blue but there is some new signage.

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