News Roundup: Recycling

  • The Wallowa Lake Tramway makes the New York Times Daily 360 Postcard.
  • Doppelmayr’s new headquarters building is super cool.
  • You can follow along as Garaventa enters the home stretch building the record-breaking Eibsee Cable Car 2.0 in Germany.
  • There’s also a construction blog for Leitner’s 3S project in Zermatt.
  • Steamboat finally opened its gondola Monday, lamenting “we made a mistake by trying to set an opening date” and thanking guests for weeks of patience.
  • Sunshine Village reopened the same day following fire scare.
  • Bidding opens for construction of a four-stage, 10-passenger urban gondola in Santiago, Chile – a contract estimated to be worth $78 million.  When complete, Latin America will sport urban gondolas in Mexico City, Mexico (Leitner); Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Poma); Medellín, Colombia (Poma); Caracas, Venezuela (Doppelmayr); Lima, Peru (Poma); Quito, Ecuador (Poma); La Paz, Bolivia (Doppelmayr); Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Doppelmayr and Poma) and Santiago, Chile (TBD.) Impressive.
  • The Roosevelt Island Tramway is going to one-car service for an extended platform replacement project.
  • This week’s Disney Skyliner construction update comes from the Kingdom Insider.
  • Beaver Creek recycles Drink of Water, reuses from Montezuma.
  • The Leitner-Poma Group’s striking new Symphony 10 gondola cabin has been spotted in the wild.  More photos are here (sign up required.)
  • A-Basin posts cool photos from a bullwheel bearing replacement project.
  • Troy Caldwell still wants to build a private ski area between Squaw and Alpine but as of this spring, he has a long way to go.
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Instagram Tuesday: New & Old

Every Tuesday, I feature my favorite Instagram photos from around the lift world.

#iga2017 #internationalegartenschau #marzahn #berlin #gärtenderwelt #ropeway #seilbahn

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It's a beautiful day to get out and explore the valley. #hiking #unbeatenpath #sunvalley #sundayfunday

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Instagram Tuesday: Lattice

Every Tuesday, we pick our favorite Instagram photos from around the lift world.

Sunsets have been impressive this week to say the least. #aspenmountain (📷: @zmaraziti )

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#seilbahn #ötztaleralpen #sölden #österreich #austria

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Instagram Tuesday: Towering

Every Tuesday, we pick our favorite Instagram photos from around the lift world.

#emirates #cablecar crossing the #riverthames to #royaldocks #london

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#berg #berge #seilbahn #wilderkaiser #sommerferien #ferien #holidays

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Instagram Tuesday: Buried

The top of Palmer is under there. #timberlinelodge #timberlinetruth #skioregon #omht #traveloregon

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#office #liftmaintenance #solitude #startups #sunrise #wasatch #bigcottonwoodcanyon

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