Mt. Snow, VT

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19 thoughts on “Mt. Snow, VT

  1. Northeast Chairlifts December 20, 2017 / 4:24 pm

    The lift that replaced Ski Baba is a magic carpet called “Grommet”.

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  2. Ski Lift Dude January 1, 2018 / 8:23 pm

    Grand Summit Express received a LPA roof over the bottom flat roofed YAN return and new LPA quad chairs in 2011 when LPA built the Bluebird Express.

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  3. Andrew January 20, 2018 / 5:43 pm

    Who manufactured the weird conveyor belt chairlifts they used to have here? Pretty sure the last one got removed in 1997.

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    • AllertorSiren05 February 5, 2018 / 5:30 pm

      They were home built by mount snow’s longtime owner Walt S.

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  4. milanyvr October 21, 2019 / 9:41 pm

    Any information about the “Aircar” Tram?

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      • Utah Powder November 30, 2019 / 12:22 pm

        Did Carlevaro-Savio make any other trams other than the Aircar?

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        • Tom White November 30, 2019 / 3:40 pm

          They also made the Wildcat gondi (2 seater) 1957-97; the Sugarbush gondi (3 seater) 1958-84 and the original Killington gondi 1968-94. That lift nearly bankrupted C-S. I knew about the gondolas. When I checked Liftblog’s data, I discovered C-S built Sugarbush’s Castlerock 1959-2001 and Gate House 1963-95. Both were double chairs. Of course, there may be others.

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        • Max Hart November 30, 2019 / 6:36 pm

          C&S also built a few doubles at Pico, and they also built a few lifts in partnership with Poma (Hunter’s original double chairlift and the original Killington Chairlift), among others in New England: https://www.newenglandskihistory.com/lifts/brandcarlevarosavio.php I think the only two C&S chairlifts still operating (that haven’t been heavily modified) are Bonanza and Outpost at Pico.

          C&S went bankrupt while building Killy’s original gondola, and Killy was very close to going bankrupt as well.

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      • Teddy's Lift World December 1, 2019 / 7:22 pm

        C&S also built the Valley House Double at Sugarbush in 1960. An interesting fact is that the Sugarbush gondi had 2 passenger cabins until a 1973 fire when the lift was rebuilt with 3 passenger cabins.

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        • Tom White December 2, 2019 / 6:08 am

          Interesting, I never that about the Sugarbush gondi.

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  5. Tom White October 22, 2019 / 5:47 am

    I saw the car(s) while skiing in 1974. I think there were just two, with fitted grips. Judging from the last photo on chairlift.org (http://www.chairlift.org/pics/mtsnow/ms78.jpg) the grips couldn’t go through the terminals. So they reversed directions for each trip across the lake. I was on a New England ski trip with fellow students from Penn State. I believe the outdoor pool and indoor skating rink were operating. Yes, and those chain chairlifts were running. There was a bubble chair lift in addition to the two “gondolas”. You pulled the bubble down from above.

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    • Sam Altavilla October 22, 2019 / 3:47 pm

      If I am correct, the restaurant inside the Snow Lake Lodge is the former bottom terminal.

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  6. Tom White November 30, 2019 / 3:45 pm

    Oh, of course Carlevaro-Savio built the two Mt. Snow gondolas. They also built 3 double chairs there: Beaver, Snowdance and Sundance.

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