Over and Out – Park City, UT

This lift solved a major problem that plagued The Canyons for years, providing quick egress from the Tombstone area to Canyons Village.
The return terminal is a Skytrac Peak model.
Tombstone and Timberline both load nearby.
There is a steep pitch up just after loading.
View back towards Iron Mountain.
Tower 6.
Riding down near the middle of the ride.
Combo assemblies on tower 9.
Looking back at the middle part of the line.
This land is private property and no skiing is allowed under the lift.
The final breakover towers.
Monarch drive terminal.
Another view of the loading station.
Lift overview.
Towers 3 and 4 are attached.
Flat part of the line.
Canyons Village’s namesake Canyons.
Arriving at the drive near the Red Pine Gondola.
Unloading area, motor room and Skytrac operator house.

10 thoughts on “Over and Out – Park City, UT

  1. battbann December 14, 2019 / 8:17 pm

    out of curiosity, if they had made this lift a hsq, mid at sunnyside, and gone to the base, with bi-directional loading how do you think that would have worked?


    • Donald Reif December 14, 2019 / 10:46 pm

      Not enough space for it to work out.


  2. themav December 14, 2019 / 10:26 pm

    Any idea why this uses LPOA style sheaves instead of SkyTrac style sheaves? Considering the large amount of CTEC equipment at PCMR, I’m surprised they opted for LPOA style sheaves.


    • Joe Blake December 15, 2019 / 6:28 pm

      How likely is it that SkyTrac has any CTEC left in them after being owned by LPOA for 3 construction seasons?


      • Somebody December 15, 2019 / 7:31 pm

        I still see CTEC in those tower heads..


        • Joe Blake May 13, 2020 / 7:30 pm

          Oof. Now that you mention it, for sure! The bullwheel and the idler sheaves are mounted on the return terminal mast in a very similar fashion to the Orion terminal as well. It makes sense. . .guess I was just not paying attention.


      • V3 December 15, 2019 / 8:53 pm

        The CTEC sheaves are still available; I would assume that since the LPOA sheaves come with sealed roller bearings and semprit liners standard for around the same price has caused them to become the more popular option, in fact, only one new Skytrac lift this season got the CTEC style sheaves.

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  3. Donald Reif March 20, 2020 / 6:02 pm


  4. utahpowderskier May 14, 2020 / 11:20 am

    Is there a reason why Park City went with SkyTrac for Over and Out, instead of Doppelmayr who had just built a Gondola and a Six pack for them in 2015?


    • Donald Reif December 13, 2020 / 8:36 am

      My guess is that maybe SkyTrac had a cheaper bid.


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