Great Divide Express – Sunshine Village, AB

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Almost the entire lift line is above treeline.
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Summit terminal at 8,960 feet.
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Lower part of the lift line.
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Bottom terminal and loading area.
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Drive station and lift line.
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Tower 14 with Angel Express in the background.
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Breakover towers 20 and 21 with a spectacular backdrop!
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Top terminal departure side.
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Another view of the lower portion of the line.
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Scenery for days.
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Poma depression tower.
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The best part about riding this lift is passing from Alberta to British Columbia at tower 16. It’s the only lift in Canada that spans two provinces.
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Lift overview.
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4 thoughts on “Great Divide Express – Sunshine Village, AB

  1. somebody January 10, 2019 / 2:56 pm

    Looking at a map, seems like Dipper at Heavenly starts in Nevada and ends in California, so this isn’t the only lift in NA that crosses a state/province.

    Also, interestingly, the top terminal of Comet seems to be split between the two states.

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    • Donald M. Reif April 1, 2019 / 9:52 pm

      Great Divide Express starts and ends in Alberta, ’cause by tower 18, they have another sign welcoming you back into Alberta.

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  2. Kaden K May 6, 2019 / 7:29 am

    It’s actually called Great Divide Express. Not Continental Divide Express.

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    • Peter Landsman May 6, 2019 / 3:00 pm

      That is a recent change. Thanks for bringing it to my attention. Great Divide was the name for the previous Hall double in this alignment.

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