Earl’s Express #38 – Vail, CO

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Unloading ramp with a standard Poma terminal above and barn building constructed over.
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Top terminal building with chair maintenance bay built into it.
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Bottom terminal building.
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Riding up.
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Tower 8 looking down.
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T11.
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Arriving up top.
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Unique top terminal.
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Lift shack is also integrated into the building.

9 thoughts on “Earl’s Express #38 – Vail, CO

  1. Tyler February 26, 2019 / 11:46 am

    Note the Poma-logo weather vane on the top of the bottom terminal barn on all the Blue Sky lifts

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  2. Donald M. Reif March 21, 2019 / 9:46 pm

    This lift is justified in the lower capacity since it doesn’t really get much of a line. I’ve rarely ever encountered a line here.

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  3. Donald Reif August 30, 2019 / 9:39 am

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  4. Garret Blum January 6, 2020 / 9:22 am

    Why do all the lifts in Blue Sky Basin have unique terminals?

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    • Donald Reif January 6, 2020 / 5:05 pm

      They are custom designs ordered by Vail.

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  5. Marcus Gearhard January 7, 2020 / 8:35 am

    Why is Earls Express not open? When will it be opened

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    • Donald Reif January 7, 2020 / 8:54 am

      The Earl’s Express doesn’t usually operate as much since really, the Skyline Express lift can also be used to lap Earl’s Bowl by taking Kelly’s Toll Road out of the area.

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    • Kevin January 8, 2020 / 9:15 am

      Lift ops doesnt have enough operators to have it open right now. More employees are arriving this week and it should be open on a regular basis very soon, along with the surface lifts. They’ve been so short handed that ski school has been staffing all of the magic carpets.

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