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24 May 2019

Work starts on new Steamboat gondola

Work starts on new Steamboat gondola

Work is to begin soon on a new gondola for Steamboat in Colorado, a project that will cost $15 million. The Doppelmayr gondola will upgrade the existing gondola that runs from the ski resort’s base to…

21 Mar 2019

Work to start on Zermatt-Cervinia link

Work to start on Zermatt-Cervinia link

Work will begin this spring on a massive gondola that will straddle the Swiss-Italian peaks in Zermatt and Cervinia. The 3S lift between the Klein Matterhorn (3,821m) in Zermatt and the Testa Grigia (3,458m)…

18 May 2015

New lift for iconic Jackson Hole

New lift for iconic Jackson Hole

A new lift will open in the iconic ski resort of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, giving skiers access to an area previously accessible only by hiking. The completion of the new high-speed quad Teton Lift, after…

3 Jan 2015

Spanish ski resort adds 21 new runs

Spanish ski resort adds 21 new runs

The Spanish ski resort of Baqueira Beret has added 21 new pistes to its ski area this winter, in celebration of its 50th anniversary.  The groomed runs offer an extra 26km to its terrain, now totalling…

17 Jan 2014

Arosa-Lenzerheide link opens tomorrow

Arosa-Lenzerheide link opens tomorrow

The new link between the Swiss ski resort of Arosa with nearby Lenzerheide opens tomorrow, 18 January. The combined ski area will now total around 225km of pistes and 42 lifts — thanks to the construction…

20 Dec 2013

New lift opens Ischgl freeride terrain

New lift opens Ischgl freeride terrain

The Austrian ski resort of Ischgl opens its €18.5million (approximately £15.4m) Piz Val Gronda cable car on Sunday, which will give access to 100 hectares of freeride skiing. The much-anticipated lift…

17 Dec 2013

Great new link from Lech to Warth

Great new link from Lech to Warth

Most keen skiers have heard of Lech and Zürs, the most fashionable resorts in Austria. But few have heard of Warth or Schröcken in the next valley – but the ski area these two resorts share gets more…

7 Aug 2013

Ski areas of Arosa and Lenzerheide link

Ski areas of Arosa and Lenzerheide link

This winter, the Swiss ski resort of Arosa is linking its ski area with nearby Lenzerheide. The combined ski area will now total around 225km of pistes and 42 lifts. A new 1,694m cable car, capable of…

6 May 2013

Verbier link to Bruson well underway

Verbier link to Bruson well underway

The tourist office in Verbier sent us this picture last week: of work well underway on the new lift station at Le Châble. Work started on the new eight-seater gondola from Le Châble to Bruson last October.…

19 Feb 2013

New lift links Lech and Warth-Schröcken

New lift links Lech and Warth-Schröcken

A new 2km long gondola will link two of the snowiest ski resorts in Alps next season, Lech-Zürs and Warth-Schröcken in Austria. The Arlberg ski area, which takes in the resorts of Lech, St Anton, St…

8 Oct 2012

New lift from Le Châble to Bruson gets go-ahead

New lift from Le Châble to Bruson gets go-ahead

The long-awaited lift link between Bruson and Le Châble in Verbier has finally been given the go-ahead. Work starts this week on an eight-seater gondola that will carry skiers from Le Châble to Bruson…

25 Sep 2012

New high-tech gondola replaces Les Prodains cable car in Avoriaz

New high-tech gondola replaces Les Prodains cable car in Avoriaz

The 50-year-old Les Prodains cable car that links Morzine with Avoriaz in the Portes du Soleil will be replaced by a new, high-tech gondola next February. The long-awaited new Les Prodains lift will carry…

28 Feb 2012

New chair in Schladming range

New chair in Schladming range

With the World Alpine Ski Championships just a year away, the ski area comprising Schladming and its four mountains has been getting heavy investment in lift upgrades and other facilities. This winter,…

24 Feb 2012

Jackson Hole announces new lift

Jackson Hole announces new lift

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming USA is to invest $5 million in a new fast quad to serve intermediate terrain for 2012/13. The new lift is due to replace the existing Casper triple chair, which…

8 Feb 2012

Kitz ski calling

22 Dec 2011

Vail to install new gondola

Vail to install new gondola

Some early news for next season: Vail Resorts has announced plans for a new gondola to be built in Vail for 2012/13. If all goes well, the new lift is due to open in November 2012 and will mark the…

14 Sep 2011

New lift for Kitzbühel

New lift for Kitzbühel

The Kitzbühel ski area is to have a new six-pack for the start of this winter. Actually, the swanky new lift, with heated seats and covers is being constructed at the far end of the region –  in…

31 Aug 2011

New lift and runs for Fernie’s 50th

New lift and runs for Fernie’s 50th

Fernie in Canada is planning to open a new lift and slopes this winter, to celebrate its 50th anniversary as a ski resort. They’ve kept it quiet until now … but there have been rumours all…

4 Apr 2011

Val Thorens expands for 2012

Val Thorens expands for 2012

Val Thorens is already looking ahead to next winter, when they plan to have a new lift, runs and two new hotels in business by the time the season starts. The biggest news will be the installation of a…

11 Feb 2011

Copper Mountain announces lift plan

Copper Mountain announces lift plan

Colorado’s Copper Mountain has already announced one investment for its ski area next winter: a fast quad. At the end of the 2011 season, work will start to replace the old double chairlift out of…

30 Dec 2010

Two new lifts for Bansko

Two new lifts for Bansko

Bansko has introduced two new lifts this winter, one of which replaces the long summit draglift. A quad has been built along the line of the top Plato double draglifts – the main point in the ski area…

23 Dec 2010

New quad for Marilleva

New quad for Marilleva

The resorts sharing a ski area with Madonna di Campiglio, are about to debut a new fixed-grip quad this winter. The new lift is due to open above Marilleva on 23 December, following successful tests. It…

24 Nov 2010

Facelift for Val Thorens cable car

Facelift for Val Thorens cable car

Val Thorens has given its biggest ski lift a smart revamp in time for the new season. The Cime Caron cable car serving the resort’s high point at 3230m has two swanky new panoramic cabins, which…

26 Sep 2010

Lots of new lifts for the Ziller Valley

Lots of new lifts for the Ziller Valley

When it comes to lift improvements for the new season, Austria’s Ziller Valley is getting its fair share: three new gondolas and a combi-mix. Mayrhofen’s new combi-mix Mayrhofen kept this quiet…

19 Sep 2010

Gondola upgrades Tignes connection

Gondola upgrades Tignes connection

Tignes plans to open a new gondola in time for the coming season, replacing a 24-year-old double chairlift out of Les Boisses. The satellite village of Tignes-les-Boisses was in need of a modern replacement…

15 Sep 2010

Kitzbühel’s latest attractions

Kitzbühel’s latest attractions

The Kitzbühel-Kirchberg ski area in Austria will have another smart new lift opening this season; and this one is a jumbo two-stage gondola to replace two ancient and queue-prone chairlifts. Kitzbühel…

13 Sep 2010

Shuttle for Sölden - and first snows

Shuttle for Sölden - and first snows

It has been snowing in Sölden today, Monday 13 September, and the race is on to get new developments completed before winter arrives properly. This year that includes a modern new gondola and a new shuttle…

31 Aug 2010

Les Gets and Morzine upgrade lifts

Les Gets and Morzine upgrade lifts

Les Gets and Morzine have been busy with new developments over the summer, in particular to upgrade access to Chamossière – which has some of the most challenging slopes on the Morzine side. A new six-pack…

16 Aug 2010

New quad for Les Deux Alpes

New quad for Les Deux Alpes

It has been a while since Les Deux-Alpes installed a new lift, but this winter the French resort will have a fast new quad. The POMA chairlift (Sautet) is being built in the Toura sector, and will link…

5 Jul 2010

Cable car to reopen Dolomite valley

Cable car to reopen Dolomite valley

A tiny resort in the Trentino Dolomites is to reopen an old lift link, with a swanky new modern cable car. Pejo (Peio) is close to Marilleva and in the next valley from Passo Tonale; a small resort that…

16 Apr 2010

New lift for Scotland

New lift for Scotland

Glenshee ski area in Scotland expects to continue with plans to install a new chairlift, the result of the best winter season for a decade. Management at the ski centre near Braemar has decided to re-invest…

22 Dec 2009

New lift in Isola 2000

New lift in Isola 2000

The southern French resort of Isola 2000 has a smart new six-pack this winter. The resort, which made the headlines with its huge snowfalls last winter, has benefitted from investment by the Alpes-Maritime…

8 Dec 2009

Cervinia’s weakest link upgraded

Cervinia’s weakest link upgraded

The one remaining weakness in Cervinia’s lift system has been removed with the installation of a smart new six-pack. The new Pancheron lift opens up a slicker link to slopes around Plan Torrette and…

9 Sep 2009

Towers in place for Alberta’s longest quad

One of the major resort developments in Canada this winter is happening at Jasper’s Marmot Basin - the construction of Alberta’s longest high-speed quad. The 26 towers have been put in place…

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