Mineral Basin – Snowbird, UT

Bottom terminal in Mineral Basin.
View up the line.
Looking back at the bottom half of the line.
Upper lift line.
Bottom return terminal.
Top drive station.
Breakover towers.
Another view of the top.

6 thoughts on “Mineral Basin – Snowbird, UT

  1. Skiliftguy June 24, 2019 / 1:06 pm

    This lift needs replacement because of capacity. The lines are hidiously long, especially on a powder day as the lift is the only route out of Mineral Basin. The lift has 1,800 capacity versus Gadzoom which has 2,000 per hour. A 6 Pack would definitely be a relief. Or a cheaper option is adding more chairs to make it 2,400 per hour.


    • skitheeast June 24, 2019 / 2:05 pm

      Rumor is that this lift is supposed to be extended downhill once the Mary Ellen Gulch expansion happens in a couple of years. When that occurs, I wouldn’t be surprised to see more chairs added to take it up to 2400.


      • themav June 24, 2019 / 2:13 pm

        Besides this lift has 2200 PPH capacity. Little Cloud 2.0 (A long with probably Gad II) is the HSQ with 1800 PPH.


        • Donald Reif June 24, 2019 / 2:53 pm

          I wonder if there are space constraints caused by the ridge at the top that prevent additional capacity from being added.


        • themav June 24, 2019 / 9:11 pm

          Doubtful, Peruvian is a full 2400 PPH lift, and Snowbird basically cut out a shelf to unload that lift on to.


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