Cirque – Snowmass, CO

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View from Sheer Bliss.
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Bottom station overview.
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This is a Poma detachable platter lift, invented long ago but rarely found today.
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An automated system launches platters and stops the lift if a rider goes too early.
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View back down to the base.
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Tower 3.
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Another view of a tower.
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Slight turn at tower 10, just before the top.
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Unloading area.
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Last few towers.
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Top bullwheel with tensioning.
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Lift line view.
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The turn.
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Lower lift line.
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Drive station from below.
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4 thoughts on “Cirque – Snowmass, CO

  1. Lucas Tokarski January 24, 2018 / 11:28 pm

    what is the benefit of a detachable platter versus a fixed platter?

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    • Michael January 25, 2018 / 8:36 am

      On marginal wind days you don’t have empty platters going up hill, which is normally the windward side.

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  2. Duncan October 28, 2018 / 8:48 am

    I didn’t Poma had continued to manufacture platters into the 90s. Do they still offer it?

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