East Rim #5 – Whitefish Mountain, MT

This lift was moved to the East Rim in 2017 from the area along the upper part of the Big Mountain Express.
The top part of the line is relatively flat.
Upper lift line.
Middle section of the line.
The lift goes over a big cliff.
View down from the cliff.
Highest part of the line.
View down at T4.
Skytrac installed and upgraded the tensioning to a hydraulic system.
View up from the base.
Return bullwheel.
CTEC towers with upgraded Skytrac sheaves and lifting frame.
View back down the line.
Breakover towers.
Upper part of the line.
Arriving at the drive.
Bottom terminal seen from above.
Lift overview.
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2 thoughts on “East Rim #5 – Whitefish Mountain, MT

  1. Matt Campbell March 16, 2018 / 12:50 am

    Just rode this lift last week. Thanks to the cliff it’s one of the scariest chairs I’ve ever ridden, very similar to Whistler’s peak chair. But great location, it really transforms how you ski this area of the resort.

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    • snowbasinlocal12894 November 8, 2018 / 10:33 am

      If you ride middle bowl triple at snowbasin. the lift line gets super high because it crosses a trail that is in a small ravine/canyon. I been on peak express at whistler blackcomb and it did not scare me but was super fun to ride. Middle bowl I hold on extra tight because its the only lift a snowbasin without restraining bars. Its also the oldest at snowbasin since wildcat got replaced.

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