Skyline Express #37 – Vail, CO

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Bottom station and maze area.
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Leaving the bottom terminal.
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Tower 6.
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View up the line.
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Top terminal building.
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Unload area.
The entire lift line seen from behind.
Lower station building.
The roof structure is supported from the ground only on one side.
Upper lift line.
Terminal with no windows because it’s inside.
Unloading area and maintenance rail.
Side view of the top terminal.
The namesake skyline.
Treeless portion of the line.
Middle lift line.
View down.
Looking up the steepest part of the line.
Lower line.

10 thoughts on “Skyline Express #37 – Vail, CO

  1. Donald M. Reif February 22, 2019 / 9:20 am

    As built, the lift originally only had 118 chairs and an uphill capacity of 1800 pph. However, an additional 39 chairs were added a year after the lift opened, bringing the uphill capacity to 2400 pph, alongside the addition of the Pete’s Express.


  2. Kaden K March 13, 2019 / 2:28 pm

    That’s a weird top building!


    • Donald M. Reif March 20, 2019 / 1:41 am

      Both it and the Earl’s Express have this unique barns.


    • Donald Reif February 17, 2020 / 3:59 pm

      Vail clearly wanted some theming for the BSB lifts.


  3. I’m surprised there are no photos of the section on the ridge, which is really a very beautiful place as far as scenery backdrops go, when taking photos looking back towards the China Bowl.


  4. Donald Reif August 30, 2019 / 9:37 am


    • Donald Reif February 18, 2020 / 6:43 pm

      I think in both instances, the seatback was blown up by wind on the ridge.


      • Joe Traynor February 9, 2021 / 10:21 pm

        Surprised that hasent happened on the tea cup chair. Windy as hell over there. Worst for it on the entire mountain.


        • Skristiansen March 18, 2021 / 1:56 pm

          The ridge on this seems like it would be the windiest. Chair 21 as well.


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