36 thoughts on “Utah

  1. Carson June 20, 2017 / 12:32 pm

    Too bad you could not get the Bridal Veil Falls tram it was really cool top terminal burnt down the tram has now been demolished :(


  2. Cooper March 12, 2018 / 6:06 pm

    Where is Lagoon’s 3-CLF Sky ride? It was built bu Roebling. The strange thing I can’t find the tensoning. Every time I ride it. I know for a fact that a lift has to have some sort of tensioning. Unless the lift is a v shape where the chair weight tensions it. The sky ride is like Park city’s Flat Iron except with no mid stations. The restraining bars also lock too.

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  3. Isaac Pulley December 24, 2018 / 4:06 pm

    some one should add some pics of blue mountain in southeastern utah. it closed about 1990 but some of the lift towers and controls are still there.


  4. Carson December 24, 2018 / 5:34 pm

    Not any more forest service removed the towers and the lodge I believe


  5. Utah Powder December 3, 2019 / 7:08 pm

    I looked on Google Earth and saw something near Mountain Green in Brushy Canyon that looks like a small ski area. Does anyone know about this place?


    • Carson December 3, 2019 / 8:51 pm

      I had no clue the lift looks like a old poma double or a miner Denver idk what the area is called


      • Carson December 3, 2019 / 9:02 pm

        Something that can seem possible is it could be the former wildcat double


        • skier72 December 31, 2019 / 11:13 am

          It’s a good possibility that this lift is the old wildcat double. Here’s a picture of the lift the summer it was removed. If you look at the Mountain Green ski area on Google Earth (41°09’54.0″N 111°43’42.3″W) the bottom terminal and towers look the same.


    • skier72 December 31, 2019 / 11:02 am

      Are you talking about this?

      41°09’54.0″N 111°43’42.3″W


      • Carson December 31, 2019 / 3:14 pm

        Yes that is the area


        • Utah Powder Skier August 28, 2020 / 3:47 pm

          Some of the chairs from the Wildcat double were sold off. There are a few Wildcat chairs at this rental shop in Huntsville, including a Thiokol double chair (could be the old Little Cat from Snowbasin, or Sundown from Powder). There is still a possibility that the chairlift an Mountain Green is the former Wildcat double, considering that the Wildcat double was significantly longer than the chairlift at Mountain Green.


    • Utah Powder Skier December 24, 2020 / 10:53 am

      Mountain Green/Brushy Canyon ski hill appears to be operating. Either that, or dumped a bunch of snow on their hill for no reason. The ski hill can be seen if you look east from where Trapper’s Loop intersects 226.


  6. Utah Powder January 29, 2020 / 4:33 pm

    I asked someone who lives near the ski area and he said that it was private


  7. skiz February 24, 2020 / 8:43 am


    • skitheeast February 24, 2020 / 9:23 am

      I am presuming that is a LCC gondola. I like the idea of it, as the traffic in the area is a mess. However, I think your bottom terminal is unfeasible as it would require crossing numerous private houses. There is an existing LCC parking lot at the intersection of UT-210/UT-209 that could more affordably be expanded, so I think the lift would start there. I also think you are overestimating the number of turns the lift would have. Every turn is an added expense, so I presume those would be kept to an absolute minimum with one probably each at Snowbird and Alta coupled with a load/unload station.


  8. Utah Powder Skier March 11, 2021 / 5:02 pm

    I was looking on Google Earth (again) and found a ski lift near Fairview and Mt. Pleasant. Google listed it as “old ski lift.” Does anyone have any information on this lift? It looks to be either a Hall or Thiokol. Are they operating?

    Here are the coordinates if that helps: 39°34’38.0″N 111°21’43.7″W

    If you type this into the Google Earth search bar, it should come up:

    Old Ski Lift, Aspen Hills Rd, Mount Pleasant, UT


    • Tommy Boy March 17, 2021 / 9:32 pm

      Moab Scenic Skyway


  9. Ryan March 18, 2021 / 2:01 am

    Moab Scenic Skyway was eventually relocated to somewhere else and is in use now. Can’t remember where. Texas?


    • Utah Powder Skier March 18, 2021 / 8:06 am

      Didn’t it go to Whitefish, MT?


      • Phoenix March 19, 2021 / 3:20 pm

        Yup, it’s now Easy Rider #9 there and you can still see the brown paint.


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