Cabriolet – Tremblant, QC

Like at many of the resorts it developed in the 1990s, Intrawest built a cabriolet gondola to connect day skier parking lots and the village core.
The lower terminal with a small maintenance rail.
Another view of the compact return station.
The lift has only four towers and crosses over a Marriott hotel.
The uphill side of the hotel.
Unloading in the upper village.
Tower 4.
The doors open and close automatically in each station.
Leaving the top terminal.
Tower 3.
Arriving back at the bottom.
The lower station, an early Uni model.
Doppelmayr Worldbook entry.
Worldbook part 2.
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6 thoughts on “Cabriolet – Tremblant, QC

  1. adrian1701 January 21, 2019 / 8:48 pm

    What I always found fascinating about this lift is its use of DS grips with second generation UNI (spacejet) terminals. Flying mile, built in the same year, uses the same terminals but with DT grips.

    As it turns out, Doppelmayr hadn’t yet developed DT grips for gondolas.

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    • Max Hart January 22, 2019 / 5:24 am

      It was more a case of Flying Mile being one of the global launches of the DT-104. Tremblant had the Cabriolet fitted with the Uni-S/M/L terminal skins to match, but it utilizes the first gen. Uni technology.

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      • Teddy's Lift World January 22, 2019 / 9:50 am

        So basically, it uses first generation technology but terminal skins similar to Super Bravo at Sugarbush? Similar to Shedhorn 4 in many ways except for the fact that it uses a UNI-G terminal skin.

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  2. Collin Parsons April 25, 2019 / 9:26 pm

    In the worldbook photos you can clearly see that the lift pre-dated all the buildings around it.

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  3. Maxwell Uguccioni May 2, 2019 / 5:51 pm

    DS-104 or 108?

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    • Collin Parsons May 2, 2019 / 7:03 pm

      DS-108. The grips are noticeably larger than the DS-104 grips on Duncan and Soleil.

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