Lookout – Sun Valley, ID

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Bottom drive terminal.
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Depression and support towers.
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Looking down the lift line.
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Top bullwheel with Yan lift shack.
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Another view of the top.
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Lower lift line on the Baldy summit.
Drive terminal from the heavy side.
Riding up in winter.

10 thoughts on “Lookout – Sun Valley, ID

  1. Ryan June 20, 2019 / 11:20 pm

    Nicknamed “The Lift to Nowhere”


  2. Alex Boesenberg August 16, 2019 / 7:16 pm

    Does anyone know why this lift is still there? It seems like it would make sense to remove it even more than others they have recently removed – Exhibition, Flying Squirrel, Sunnyside, etc. but it still remains.


    • Donald Reif August 17, 2019 / 12:02 am

      It’s a means of transporting guests directly from the Bald Mountain summit high speed quads over to the top of Lookout Ridge without sending them down to Mayday.


    • Donald Reif December 19, 2020 / 1:40 pm

      I could see Lookout likely getting removed if Mayday is replaced with a high speed quad.


    • Anonymous July 25, 2021 / 10:57 pm

      In the late spring, Christmas and Easter bowls close early, leaving a 10-15 hike the only way to get to Mayday and Seattle Ridge.


  3. Cascade Concrete December 29, 2020 / 12:44 am

    Does Lookout run at all anymore? It’s not running right now during the holiday week which I would have expected to be some of the busiest days of the year for SV. I actually find it quite useful despite its reputation as the lift to nowhere.


    • Ryan February 25, 2021 / 11:48 pm

      Yes it does. It’s running right now.


  4. Donald Reif March 7, 2021 / 8:19 pm


  5. Donald Reif June 22, 2021 / 1:44 pm


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