Panoramic Express – Winter Park, CO

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The only lift at Winter Park with a bottom drive, for obvious reasons.
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Depression towers 1-2.
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Middle part of the lift line.
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Upper lift line nearing the tree line.
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Arriving up top.
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Tri-leg return terminal from below.
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View down the lift line from the summit.
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Another view looking down.
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A tall tower.
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Leitner-Poma wide gauge tower.
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Lower lift line.
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Tower 9.
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Near the bottom station.
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Panoramic and Sunnyside on a busy Saturday.
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Lower station with 90-degree loading.
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View up the line from the base.
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The old lift that was here was appropriately called Timberline.
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Unloading area.
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Side view of the return.
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5 thoughts on “Panoramic Express – Winter Park, CO

  1. V12Tommy October 29, 2017 / 6:38 pm

    Panoramic Express is the highest six pack in North America.

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    • Owen January 12, 2019 / 5:43 pm

      Not any more. That’s Kensho at Breck now

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      • Donald M. Reif February 1, 2019 / 11:51 pm

        Surprisingly, Breckenridge doesn’t boast about that on the red sign at the top of the Kensho SuperChair. And yet Winter Park still boasts about the Panoramic Express being the highest as if the Kensho SuperChair doesn’t exist.

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  2. Tim Skolds November 25, 2018 / 2:21 pm

    Looking glass is also bottom drive.

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  3. Donald M. Reif March 25, 2019 / 5:44 pm

    I think double-combi sheave trains like on the uphill line on this lift (eight support, four hold-down) are rare to see on high speed six packs. They’re more common on gondolas.

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