Ted’s Express – Alyeska, AK

This out-of-base quad replaced a Poma fixed quad which now resides at Red Mountain, British Columbia.
The top terminal with the town of Girdwood in the background.
Unloading area.
Another view of the top terminal.
Terminal underskin.
Another view of the drive terminal.
Side view of the top station.
The lower terminal and steep climb out seen from above. Note the avalanche protection berm.
Uni-G station.
Lift overview.
Towers 1-3.
View back down the lift line.
The line passes right by Glacier Bowl Express loading station.
Upper terminal unloading area.
Breakover towers.
Top terminal seen from the sister lift Glacier Bowl Express.
Many of the towers on this lift are very tall.
View down the line.
Middle lift line.
Lower lift line.
Another view of the bottom terminal and avalanche protection berm.
The bottom station.

3 thoughts on “Ted’s Express – Alyeska, AK

  1. julestheshiba March 13, 2020 / 9:17 am

    Why the downgrade in capacity from the lift it replaced 2100 pph to 1800pph

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    • Donald Reif August 6, 2020 / 6:47 pm

      It’s definitely an oddity when the upper high speed quad has a full 2,400 pph capacity.

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  2. Snow Boys March 20, 2020 / 9:19 am

    Why are the towers so tall? I think that would give the lift a lot of wind exposure.

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