Chair 2 work flying by

31st July, 2015 by

By John LaConte

VAIL — Gondola One and the trails surrounding it reopened to the public July 30 after closing to facilitate helicopter work on Chair 2, Avanti Express. The chairlift is being upgraded to a six-passenger chair. Helicopter work went faster than anticipated, said Sara Lococo with Vail Resorts, and operations on the mountain weren’t impacted much. “We heard it was out here and were hoping to see it,” said part time Vail resident Juliet Nilprabhassorn, who was out hiking the Chair 2 area on Thursday with her husband, Andy Newell, and their 11-year-old son, Declan, and daughter, Fiona, 6. “We were …

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