C – Breckenridge, CO

Riblet return-tension station.
Loading area and counterweight.
Tension carriage.
Crossing under the Peak 8 SuperConnect.
Riding up the line.
View back down line.
Unload zone.
Top drive station with a vault.
Riblet towers.
Another view of the lift line on Peak 9.

8 thoughts on “C – Breckenridge, CO

  1. Carson July 3, 2017 / 10:40 am

    Was this lift upgraded with new chairs?


    • Ryan July 4, 2017 / 2:20 am

      I believe at some point back in the 80s or early 90s all the Riblets at Breckie got upgraded chairs. This particular lift is a 1972 model so I would assume it had the center pole doubles. But I could be wrong.


      • ACA Allertor July 4, 2017 / 7:45 am

        I’ve heard as early as 1960 bail style chairs were an option, so they could very well be original as well.


        • Evan November 9, 2018 / 8:02 am

          Do you have an ARS account, ACA Allertor?


      • DANIEL MICHALSKI November 3, 2018 / 6:04 pm

        I recall this lift having center pole chairs.


  2. Cameron Halmrast July 4, 2017 / 1:24 pm

    These aren’t the original carriers. Breckenridge upgraded to this model I believe in the early 2000s. The previous carrier design to my knowledge would be the ones used on Lift E.


  3. Walt Schuster July 4, 2017 / 3:50 pm

    I learned to ski at Breck in 1989 or 1988. The Quicksilver 6 lift was not in place at that time. I am thinking that maybe a B Chair was the name of the lift that I learned on and later replaced by the Quicksilver. I am almost certain that the lift was realigned. I learned to ski on Peak 9 with Bonaza being one of the first runs that I skied. Maybe somebody else has a better memory about Breckenridge taught Ski School back then and where.


  4. Cameron Halmrast July 4, 2017 / 4:04 pm

    Yes, QuickSilver 6 vs the original QuickSilver run two separate alignments.


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