Chairlift – Thrill Hills, ND

The size of the motor room on this lift suggests it was relocated from a much longer location.
Lift overview.
Tower 2, really the first tower.
View riding out of the base area.
SLI tower head.
Middle part of the lift line.
Tower 8.
Arriving at the upper station.
View from the summit.
Fixed return up top.
Galvanized chair with Riblet insert clip.
Riding down the line.
Tower 3.
Loading area and motor room.

5 thoughts on “Chairlift – Thrill Hills, ND

  1. Utah Powder Skier October 29, 2022 / 4:35 pm

    It is very likely that this lift is the former Chair 2 from Granite Peak Wisconsin, I haven’t seen any other SLI lifts with long motor rooms other than that lift. Photos can be found on


    • Peter Landsman October 29, 2022 / 4:49 pm

      I don’t think so. This lift started operating before Granite Peak’s SLI was removed.


  2. Nahms October 29, 2022 / 6:41 pm

    Glade at Catamount had a really long motor room (I painted it once). I thought this was possibly Glade, but the chairs on Glade did not have Riblet clips.


    • ShangRei Garrett October 29, 2022 / 7:23 pm

      Could also be a combination of components from multiple lifts


  3. The skiing stig October 29, 2022 / 9:23 pm

    I wonder if it could have come from telluride being lift 3 or 4, I think they both where very long bottom terminals


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