Thunder – Jackson Hole, WY

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Top motor room.
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Another view of the top.
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View down the line.
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Another view of the line.
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Lower lift line.
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Side view of the tension station.
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Bottom terminal.
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Base and lift line.

11 thoughts on “Thunder – Jackson Hole, WY

  1. John October 22, 2018 / 4:17 pm

    What is that box shaped thing that sits on top of the bullwheel in the return station?

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    • Duncan October 23, 2018 / 11:43 am

      Possibly a backup engine?d

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      • snowbasinlocal12894 October 23, 2018 / 3:25 pm

        I think its something to do with the tensioning ram. I doubt its a evacuation drive as they are usually in the drive terminal but if you look closely it looks like some sort of diesel engine.

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        • vons3 February 6, 2020 / 11:12 pm

          It’s the reservoir, manifold and pump for the tension system.

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  2. Somebody February 20, 2019 / 2:05 pm

    Why has this chair not been replaced with a detachable? I know that wind is an issue on sublette, but is it really a problem for this one too?

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    • vons3 February 6, 2020 / 11:18 pm

      The lift is not that long 6-7min ride and the trail capacity is limited.

      I could see them adding chairs to bring the capacity up to 2400pph but a detach would put too many skiers on the trail system at once whereas the current fixed grip can store more skiers online leaving the trails less crowded.

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      • Thomas Jett February 7, 2020 / 9:56 am

        6-7? It’s at least a 10 minute ride, and you can always restrict capacity on the lift.

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