North Face – Crested Butte, CO

The original High Lift was a detachable platter which was replaced by this Italian-built T-Bar.
There are only 7 towers.
Loading area.
Drive system.
Bottom terminal and track seen from below.
Tower 2.
Upper part of the line.
The top terminal.
Unloading area and operator house.
View down the track.
Fixed top bullwheel.

5 thoughts on “North Face – Crested Butte, CO

  1. Jack Meoff May 11, 2022 / 3:19 pm

    The Best Lift!


  2. Tom White May 12, 2022 / 6:10 am

    I rode the original poma in the late 80’s. If I recall, one has to skate across a pond to get to the North Face. That lift serves very challenging terrain.


    • Domenic H Policaro May 14, 2022 / 9:21 pm

      Tom that traverse you thinking of goes to Spellbound


  3. Tom White May 15, 2022 / 5:02 am

    Thanks, I don’t remember the names of individual runs, just the North Face area.


    • Domenic Policaro May 15, 2022 / 11:27 am

      On Northface Lift we got The Glades, NorthFace/ Sock it too me, Spellbound Pheonix/Staircase, and Third Bowl. on the far skiers right.


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