Chair Lift – Bottineau Winter Park, ND

This Riblet triple was relocated here to replace a Hall T-Bar.
Lower station.
The first few towers.
Top breakover.
Top bullwheel.
Upper part of the lift line.
View from the summit.

3 thoughts on “Chair Lift – Bottineau Winter Park, ND

  1. Ben April 2, 2021 / 1:25 pm

    Did any other maker modify this lift? The towers and sheaves are the only components that look Riblet to me.


    • ne_skier April 2, 2021 / 4:24 pm

      The chairs are riblet, but they got new backrests and new hanger arms. The hangers look to be similar to those used on 80s and 90s model riblets, however they aren’t attached to the center of the bail. Probably done by the resort or a contractor, I doubt it was another manufacturer’s work


      • BB17 April 8, 2021 / 3:46 pm

        I think the chairs might actually be Superior Tramway because their designs were very similar to those of Riblet. I wonder if Bottineau Winter Park got them from the removed triple at Frost Fire, which had almost the exact same model of chair.

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