Skyride – Wildlife World, AZ

This skyride apparently came from a ski resort in Vermont and operates as a round trip only.
A tower in the middle of an animal exhibit.
Near the loading station.
View down the lift line.
Towers 1 and 2.
The alignment is completely flat.
Loading area.
The Skyride is an added charge on top of zoo admission.
Riding the lift.
Riders get to go around the bullwheel.
This is the only tower with a lifting frame.
There are a total of 40 carriers.
The work chair remains on the line during normal operation.
Arriving at the drive station.
Drive bullwheel.
View up from the loading zone.
This station also has the tensioning system.
Middle of the lift line.
The return bullwheel.
Another look at the turnaround station.
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2 thoughts on “Skyride – Wildlife World, AZ

  1. reaperskier June 15, 2019 / 6:05 pm

    This lift was relocated from Stratton in vermont. I’m thinking this was the tyrolienne double and was manufactured by heron.

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    • Collin Parsons June 15, 2019 / 7:17 pm

      Depends on when this was installed. Tyrolienne was removed in 2001. Suntanner and Standard were removed in 1995. Standard was newer than Suntanner or Tyrolienne which were both original lifts.

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