Chair 8 – Dodge Ridge, CA

Chair 8 opened a massive expansion at Dodge Ridge in 1998.
View down from tower 19.
Drive bullwheel.
This station design was only used a handful of times by CTEC.
Side view of the drive.
Upper section of the lift line.
The top part of the lift is in the trees, the lower half in a large granite bowl without trees.
Some of the towers are anchored into bedrock as there is no soil.
The bottom terminal with hydraulic tensioning and solar power.
Lower part of the lift line.
First few towers.
A second CTEC operator house is used for ski patrol and storage.
Loading area and operator house.
Garaventa CTEC controls.

One thought on “Chair 8 – Dodge Ridge, CA

  1. Ryan August 16, 2021 / 9:38 pm

    I love that drive terminal design.


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