Grand Canyon Express – Arizona Snowbowl, AZ

The Grand Canyon Express was the second of three lifts built in three years by new ownership at Arizona Snowbowl.
Leitner-Poma LPA terminal with wood siding.
Tower 2.
Chair spacing is wide with a design capacity of only 1800 skiers per hour.
Three part tower 8.
Combination assemblies.
LPA grip.
Arriving at the drive station.
Top terminal overview.
The terminal under skins are also wood.
View down the middle part of the line.
Another section of the line.
View up the lift.
Tower 2.
T1.
Side view of the bottom station.
Looking up from the base area.
Control pedestal at the return.
Leaving the bottom terminal.
View back down the lift line.
Unique support assemblies below the crossarm on tower 14.
The last breakover.
Unloading area and operator house.

2 thoughts on “Grand Canyon Express – Arizona Snowbowl, AZ

  1. atc1701 February 6, 2019 / 3:23 pm

    As much as I’m not a fan of LP designs, the LPA terminal looks great in black. Shame it’s not built more like this.

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    • AirbusA380DIA November 19, 2019 / 3:26 pm

      Even as a Leitner-Poma fan, this color choice really does put other LPAs to shame.

      Like

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