Copper Hoist – Mont Ripley, MI

This lift came used to Mont Ripley, the ski area operated by Michigan Tech University.
Lift overview.
Riblet drive-tension terminal.
The first of two big breakovers.
Middle part of the lift line.
Summit breakover.
Unloading area.
Some of the towers have lifting frames, some don’t.
View down the line.
Breakover towers.
Lower lift line.

2 thoughts on “Copper Hoist – Mont Ripley, MI

  1. Ryan May 15, 2021 / 10:08 pm

    Great job by Superior Tramway. This is one of the best relocated/cannibalized Ribbies I’ve seen.


    • pbropetech May 16, 2021 / 8:32 am

      Riblet. I’ve never heard them referred to as ‘ribbie’ except by people on this site.


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