Thunderhead – Blacktail Mountain, MT

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Heron-Poma top terminal that came from Steamboat.
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Tower 26.
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Lower half of the lift below the mid-station.
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Yan tri-leg tension-return terminal.
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Half towers before the mid-load point.
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Upper lift line from the mid-station.
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View down the upper half lift line.
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Note the Heron tower with Heron sheaves next to a Yan tower with Yan sheaves.
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4 thoughts on “Thunderhead – Blacktail Mountain, MT

  1. Cameron Halmrast August 19, 2017 / 12:09 am

    Interesting Heron-POMA / Yan. First one I’ve seen like this. Yan tension, but Heron-POMA vault drive.

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    • Max Hart February 9, 2018 / 3:15 pm

      It looks like there are a couple of 1960s era Poma towers mixed in as well. This lift is the definition of a franken-lift.

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    • Collin February 9, 2018 / 4:02 pm

      That doesn’t look like a Poma tower. Actually think it’s a Miner Denver. I think there’s maybe one unmodified Miner Denver still out there and obviously this one isn’t it.

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      • Collin February 9, 2018 / 4:16 pm

        The lift I was thinking of is Little Beaver at Beaver Mountain, Utah, but it was removed and replaced by a Skytrac triple in 2011.

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