Beaver Creek’s new lift takes shape

9th July, 2014 by

By Melanie Wong

BEAVER CREEK — The slopes of Beaver Creek were buzzing with activity on Tuesday, but not with skiers and bikes. Instead, large construction equipment rumbled up the catwalks and a helicopter swooped up and down the front face of the mountain as crews installed towers for the resort’s new combi lift. The new “chondola” will feature six-person chairs and 10-person gondola cabins. When finished, with completion slated for opening day of the 2014-15 ski season, the new lift will be able to carry 3,400 people per hour, an increase of 35 percent over the old Centennial lift. Benefits touted include …

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