Colburn – Schweitzer, ID

This lift ends in the same spot as the previous Snow Ghost double but starts in a much different location.
Top drive.
Skytrac Monarch station.
This was one of the first Skytrac-Leitner-Poma joint projects. The Cedar Park Express, left, was built alongside Colburn.
The lift is named for nearby Colburn Lake.
The upper half of the lift is extremely steep.
Middle part of the lift line.
There is a flat section in the middle of the alignment.
Two hold down towers in a row.
View up the Lakeside Chutes.
Upper half of the lift line.
Lower lift line with Stella in the background.
The first few towers.
The previous Snow Ghost lift had a mid-station near this spot.
View riding up.
Lower lift line seen from above.
Upper lift line.
The steepest part of the line.
Towers with Leitner-Poma sheaves.
The flat segment.
View up.
Towers 1 and 2.
The bottom terminal.
Lift line overview.
Galvanized tower.
Riding up.
View back down.
Nearing the summit.
The top terminal.
Side view of the drive station.
Lift line overview.
Looking straight down.
Breakover towers 18 and 19.
Top station.
Unloading area.
The alignment seen from Stella.
Another look up the line.
Loading area.
Skytrac triple chair.
Arriving at the top station.

2 thoughts on “Colburn – Schweitzer, ID

  1. BarkeeStone February 28, 2020 / 5:32 pm

    Not gonna lie the SkyTrac equipment with Leitner-poma sheaves look amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Kyle W. February 29, 2020 / 7:17 am

    10th photo from the bottom, guy must be a fan of the site lol

    This lift is gorgeous.

    Like

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