Sun Up Lift replacement begins

15th July, 2016 by

By scott miller

VAIL — While Epic Discovery, Vail’s new on-mountain summer experience, is fully operational, Vail Mountain is looking toward winter and the coming ski and snowboard season. With the July 1 end of the annual elk-calving closure on portions of Vail Mountain, the resort has begun construction to replace the Sun Up Lift (Chair 17) with a new high-speed quad chairlift. The new Sun Up Express, which will be designated lift No. 9 in its new incarnation, will reduce wait times, improve skier and snowboarder circulation, and marks the ninth chair replacement in the last 10 years at Vail. All of …

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