Summit Express – Keystone, CO

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Top station with Doppelmayr operator house.
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Breakover towers just below the unload.
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Upper lift line view.
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Lower part of the line.
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Towers 1-2.
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Lower terminal below the River Run Gondola.
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Loading area and operator house.
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Riding up.
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View back down the line.
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The entire line is adjacent to the gondola.
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Drive station.
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Another view of the top terminal.
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Looking down from the top.
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Anther lift line view.
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Doppelmayr tower with catwalks.
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6 thoughts on “Summit Express – Keystone, CO

  1. Donald M. Reif February 25, 2019 / 1:08 am

    This lift replaced a Lift Engineering triple called Erickson, which didn’t run top to bottom, and started at the junction of Whipsaw, Jacques St. James and Santa Fe (one can notice that the junction looks like the appropriate spot for a lift to start).

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  2. Maxwell June 1, 2019 / 10:50 am

    Rare Doppelmayr lift that runs at 1100 fpm.

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    • Donald Reif June 1, 2019 / 11:48 am

      Even at that speed, it’s still a 9.25 minute ride.

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      • Maxwell July 19, 2019 / 9:02 pm

        That’s because it made some slow downs.

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        • Donald Reif September 19, 2019 / 10:43 am

          Without slowdowns, it’s a nine minute ride. If you slow only once, it’s about nine and a half minutes.

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  3. Donald Reif October 17, 2019 / 10:54 pm

    Curiously, for the first year or two, some maps labeled this lift as the Skyway Express.

    Though sometimes inconsistently as others referred to it as the Summit Express:

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