Chair 1 – Mt. Baker, WA

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Bottom station at Heather Meadows.
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Mid-load station.
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Crossing over Chair 2
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1954 vault drive station.
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Looking up the lift line.
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Drive shaft and bullwheel.

4 thoughts on “Chair 1 – Mt. Baker, WA

  1. Rope tows March 6, 2020 / 5:27 pm

    I first skied as a kid at Baker, on the old rope tows that were still the beginner lifts in Heather Meadows in the 80s. Chair 1 is the only chair you can see from that base area, and I remember seeing old Chair 1 and assuming that _all_ chairlifts went up terrain like the front side of Pan Dome.

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  2. ne_skier October 19, 2020 / 9:29 am

    Were these photos taken before a demolition or is this lift still standing?

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  3. Carson October 19, 2020 / 7:05 pm

    The lift is no longer sadly it was a beautiful lift

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  4. pbropetech January 11, 2022 / 12:29 pm

    The first lift maintenance project I worked on was on this lift. We were replacing all the tower assemblies and carriers because the old assemblies didn’t have cable catchers, while the old carriers wouldn’t pass by the new cable catchers.

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