Browsing entries tagged with Cable Car

7 May 2019

Tignes opens panoramic deck on Grande Motte cable car

Tignes opens panoramic deck on Grande Motte cable car

The ski resort of Tignes is offer visitors a brand new way to see the Vanoise National Park and travel up to the Grande Motte Glacier this summer — from the roof of the Grande Motte cable car. It’s…

13 Sep 2018

Devastating fire destroys Chamonix cable car station

Devastating fire destroys Chamonix cable car station

The Lognan mid-station of the Grands Montets cable car in Chamonix, France caught fire at 1.40pm on Tuesday 11th September, suffering damage that may not be fixed in time for the ski season. While no one…

24 Aug 2017

New cable car for Mont-Gelé

New cable car for Mont-Gelé

Work is continuing apace this summer in Verbier on the replacement cable car for Mont-Gelé, which has whisked freeriders up to the 3,023m summit from Attelas since 1959. The Mont-Gelé cable car was first…

28 Jun 2015

Courmayeur opens new cable car

Courmayeur opens new cable car

A new cable car has opened in Courmayeur, offering serious off-piste skiing opportunities including access to the world-famous Vallée Blanche. The SkyWay Monte Bianco has taken four years to build, at…

7 Mar 2015

Helicopter rescues skiers from Italian lift

Helicopter rescues skiers from Italian lift

Nearly 200 skiers were successfully rescued when high winds struck a gondola in Val Gardena, Italy on Thursday afternoon. Winds of up to 70mph blew a tree onto the cable of the Ciampinoi gondola in the…

25 Oct 2013

Ski cable car gets fashion makeover

Ski cable car gets fashion makeover

Skiers in La Plagne and Les Arcs will be boarding a funky cable car over the coming season, thanks to leading fashion designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. The largest cable car in the world — the Vanoise…

9 May 2013

Fire destroys Morzine cable car station

Fire destroys Morzine cable car station

The top station of the Pléney cable car in the ski resort of Morzine has been completely destroyed by fire. The fire broke out just after 4am yesterday (Wednesday, 8 May), and quickly spread to the adjoining…

9 Apr 2012

Skiers rescued from Swiss cable car

Skiers rescued from Swiss cable car

Up to 75 passengers have been rescued from a cable car near St Moritz, Switzerland, that broke down half way up the mountain. The Diavolezza cable car was full of skiers heading up to the area’s…

25 Jul 2009

Verbier cable car revamped

Verbier cable car revamped

One of Verbier’s long-serving cable cars has reopened this month following an upgrade.The Tortin-Gentianes cable-car that serves the top slopes at Mont Fort has received a smart new makeover for…

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