Utah

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  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 :(

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  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.

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

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

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  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?

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    • 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

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      • Carson December 3, 2019 / 9:02 pm

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

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        • 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.

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    • skier72 December 31, 2019 / 11:02 am

      Are you talking about this?

      41°09’54.0″N 111°43’42.3″W

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      • Carson December 31, 2019 / 3:14 pm

        Yes that is the area

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        • 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.

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    • 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.

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  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

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

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    • 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.

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  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

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

      Moab Scenic Skyway

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  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?

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

      Didn’t it go to Whitefish, MT?

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      • 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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