Highline Express #10 – Vail, CO

Leitner-Poma Omega drive station.
Unloading area.
Leitner-Poma Omega terminal with integrated sheave assemblies.
Loading area and work chair.
View back down the lift line.
Riding up.
Arriving at the summit.
View from the summit.
Steepest part of the line.
Middle lift line.
View up the line.
Lower lift line.

4 thoughts on “Highline Express #10 – Vail, CO

  1. Donald M. Reif March 31, 2019 / 7:21 pm

    This lift’s really overbuilt, being designed for 2,800 pph even though it only has three runs off of it (and is a nice alternative to the catwalk when traveling from Patrol Headquarters to the Sourdough Express lift to reach Two Elk Lodge).

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    • Kevin April 1, 2019 / 1:49 pm

      Not really, you must not visit frequently as I have seen lines there quite a few times. For starters, it is a great way to get beginners to Chair 14 from mid-6 without having to deal with the crowds that can be at 11 or Timberline Catwalk. I also know a lot of folks who will drop to 10 if 11 has long lines.


      • Donald M. Reif April 1, 2019 / 4:58 pm

        I’ve been at peak times like President’s Day weekend where lines were relatively short at Highline.


  2. Donald Reif August 30, 2019 / 9:26 am

    Until 2014, the lift had 90 degree loading, something shared in common with the Sourdough Express (which was converted to inline loading in 2010).

    After 2014, the lift was converted to inline loading:


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