Greyhawk – Sun Valley, ID

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Bottom terminal and lift line.
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Bottom station from above.
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Lower lift line.
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Upper lift line.
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Another view down the line.
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Bottom terminal in Warm Springs.
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Approaching the top terminal, unique Yan support tower.
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The top station from above.
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Looking down line.
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Drive terminal.

13 thoughts on “Greyhawk – Sun Valley, ID

  1. Donald M. Reif March 12, 2019 / 1:15 am

    I believe the trails off Grayhawk are not accessible from the Challenger?

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    • Utah Powder Skier April 3, 2021 / 6:02 pm

      It’s actually the other way around. Greyhawk for some reason ends short of its own trail pod, which doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. Why couldn’t they have extended the lift just a little higher? All of Greyhawk’s trails are accessible from Challenger.

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      • Donald Reif April 3, 2021 / 6:30 pm

        Before the Doppelmayan high speed quads were built, access out of Warm Springs base area was through the Lower Warm Springs lift, from which one then changed to Flying Squirrel or Limelight to continue higher on the mountain. Greyhawk was built to end higher up so it could also lap trails.

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  2. Donald Reif October 31, 2019 / 10:10 pm

    Tower 13 of Greyhawk isn’t really unique, seeing as other former Yan HSQs have them, like Grand Summit Express:

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  3. skitheeast January 26, 2021 / 2:00 pm

    This lift is interesting because no other lift can be accessed from it other than itself and Challenger, as Challener’s bottom terminal is adjacent to Greyhawk’s. When they do replace this lift one day, it would be nice if they move its top terminal a little higher on the mountain so a traverse can be cut across to Frenchman’s. Alternatively, they could construct an upper half of the mountain lift along Limelight and leave the existing alignment intact.

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    • Donald Reif January 26, 2021 / 4:11 pm

      My idea was to construct a high speed quad starting about where Flying Squirrel started, which would indeed run up Limelight to reach the summit.

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      • Myles Svec April 2, 2021 / 5:15 pm

        I think it would be a good idea to keep this lift and add the lift you proposed and then replace challenger with a six pack or a gondola.

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  4. Alex Kennedy February 22, 2021 / 7:29 pm

    Peter, you listed this lift as bottom drive in the spreadsheet. I believe it is top.

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  5. Utah Powder Skier April 2, 2021 / 4:50 pm

    What is the point of this lift? It ends just short of its own trail pod and you can’t get to any other lift from the top.

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  6. Man December 15, 2021 / 10:12 am

    This video shows the top station pre Dopplemayr modifications. Looks like it had a massive integrated breakover similar to Superstar at Killington

    Timestamp: 6:14 – 7:03

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