T-Bar – Breckenridge, CO

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This T-Bar runs in a triangle, with the downbound side traversing terrain unsuitable for a T-Bar track.
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Light side.
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Drive station overview.
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Downhill leg of the triangle.
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This is the only Doppelmayr lift at Breck.
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Motor room and loading area.
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The lower station actually has three bullwheels.
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Tower 4.
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Turn on the heavy side with another bullwheel.
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Unload area.
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Bullwheel #5.
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View down both legs.
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Heavy side above the turn.
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3 thoughts on “T-Bar – Breckenridge, CO

  1. ACA Allertor July 2, 2017 / 10:01 am

    Reminds me of the old South Ridge Triple at Killington.

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  2. Donald M. Reif March 24, 2019 / 9:57 am

    Just a naming thing, but Breckenridge officially has renamed the lift as the Horseshoe Bowl T-Bar as of 2016 (I guess to differentiate it from the T-Bar restaurant at Peak 8 Base).

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  3. Donald M. Reif March 24, 2019 / 9:59 am

    In the Breckenridge lift system, the T-Bar stands out as the only lift not built by Poma/Leitner-Poma or Riblet. (There used to be two Doppelmayrs, when there was also the Quicksilver Quad on lower Peak 9, but alas, that one is gone, and every lift installed at Breckenridge since 1985 has been built by Poma or Leitner-Poma)

    And for a 35 year old lift, it’s still working like clockwork. (Although I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s due for a replacement in the next ten years or so; it’d be interesting whether Poma would build their own T-Bar or a double chairlift with slatted chairs would be built up the downhill line)

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