Skyride – Paradise Point, VI

This Doppelmayr is the second lift to run in a similar alignment.
The unique bottom station features drive equipment and two vertical bullwheels.
Lower station overview.
The drive bullwheel.
Backup engine.
Loading area.
Outside control box.
View of the bottom bullwheel.
Tower 1.
Middle part of the lift line.
There is a long unsupported span leading into the top terminal.
Breakover towers.
Tower 8 also supports the tensioning system.
View from the summit.
Two groups of three 12 passenger cabins circulate.
Tower 8 and the top station.
Towers 6 and 7.
Cabins passing the top towers.
The communication line is much lower to the ground than the haul rope along this span.
Upper terminal area.
Side view of a pulse.
Back view of cabin 3.
Another look at the breakover.
The return bullwheel and loading platform all move with the tensioning system.
View leaving the top terminal.
A two section splice tower.
Lower lift line.
Nearing the bottom station.
Arriving at the base.
Cabins pass exactly half way.
Lift overview.
Most of the towers are along the lower half of the alignment.
Another view of the line.
All six cabins.
Lift overview.

5 thoughts on “Skyride – Paradise Point, VI

  1. Calvin October 27, 2021 / 6:24 pm

    The rope is coming off the 2nd sheave on both the uphill and downhill sides of Tower 8!


  2. humoresque811 January 25, 2022 / 5:58 pm

    On the 8th to the last image, with the caption “Nearing the bottom station”, why is there a random haul rope coil on the ground to the right of the line?


  3. thebcrockiesskier72 January 31, 2022 / 9:28 pm

    You can see an old Poma gondola tower in this picture (middle left):

    Zoomed up:


    • t September 4, 2022 / 9:51 am

      Where did that lift go? What else remains? Great photo!


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