Falcon SuperChair – Breckenridge, CO

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This terminal was initially chain-driven but was upgraded with tires.
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Return station overview.
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Departure contour and lift line.
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Portal tower 1.
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Early Poma quad tower.
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Looking back down the lift line.
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Arriving at the drive.
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Poma Alpha drive adjacent to the Falcon detachable equipment.
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Early Poma detaches used two separate terminals.
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Top station overview.
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Underside of the drive station.
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Upper lift line with tall towers.
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View down the line.
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Another section of the line.
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First few towers.
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7 thoughts on “Falcon SuperChair – Breckenridge, CO

  1. Andrew January 22, 2018 / 1:30 pm

    Ironic. A chairlift called “Falcon,” but no Falcon Carriers.

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    • Collin January 22, 2018 / 3:48 pm

      It originally had them, but they were replaced with Omega style chairs in the early 2000’s. The old Colorado Superchair had them until 2011 and then got the Omega chairs that are now on Beaver Run.

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      • Donald M. Reif March 12, 2019 / 10:48 am

        The Arceaux chairs were replaced with the Omega chairs sometime around 2003, I think, shortly after the Peak 8 SuperConnect was built.

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    • Duncan October 21, 2018 / 6:38 am

      On the other hand, it was a falcon terminal.

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  2. Jonathan August 11, 2018 / 11:04 am

    What do you think happened to the old chairs form the lift. They say they seem very new and they had replaced the old carriers with the current chairs. Do you think they may have gone to another life at Breck?

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    • Donald Reif September 14, 2019 / 6:09 pm

      They might be sitting around in a boneyard somewhere for use on another lift, whether that be another detachable or a fixed grip lift. There are potential plans for a high speed quad to be opened on North Peak 7 that will allow traffic from Peak 6 to directly access Pioneer Crossing and Peak 8 and bypass Peak 7 base, and that could easily reuse the chairs from the old Falcon SuperChair if Breck wants to keep uniformity in the chairs of their quads. Though I think it’s more likely that lift will use the LPA chairs that the Kensho SuperChair, Colorado SuperChair and new Falcon SuperChair use.

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  3. SevenBizzos December 13, 2018 / 2:39 pm

    Very reliable source told me they scrapped the chairs, with maybe a few going to “charity”.

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