Browsing entries tagged with Gondola

21 Jun 2018

Val d’Isère installs cutting-edge ski lift at La Daille

Val d’Isère installs cutting-edge ski lift at La Daille

Val d’Isère has invested €10million on replacing the gondola at La Daille with a 10-seater lift created by the designer of Ferrari and Maserati. Construction on the “Symphony 10” is underway at…

27 Jul 2016

New gondolas galore in Austria

New gondolas galore in Austria

We have already reported on the huge development involving four 10-person gondolas that will make the Arlberg the biggest ski area in Austria. Zell am See will have a new 10-person ‘zellamseeXpress’…

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…

24 Feb 2015

Whistler gondola breaks world record

Whistler gondola breaks world record

A ski lift in the Canadian resort of Whistler has entered the record books. The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, which links Whistler Mountain’s Roundhouse Lodge with Blackcomb Mountain’s Rendezvous Restaurant…

12 Jan 2010

Skiers rescued from German gondola

Skiers rescued from German gondola

More than 40 people had to be rescued from a gondola, after a technical failure left 30 cabins stranded mid-air at a German ski resort. The emergency services and mountain rescue teams were called in to…

25 May 2009

Bad Gastein installing another new gondola

A new eight-seat gondola should be in action in Bad Gastein next winter.The resort is replacing its existing two-stage gondola, which serves the local Stubnerkogel slopes from the village, with a more…

19 Dec 2008

Ice to blame for gondola accident

A gondola accident at Whistler this week has been blamed on a rare build up of ice in the tower.In a press release issued by the resort, officials at Whistler Blackcomb have said ice and water damage most…

17 Dec 2008

Whistler gondola tower collapses

A tower on a Whistler gondola partially collapsed on Tuesday 16 December, leaving more than a dozen skiers stranded.The accident happened at about 2.30pm local time on the Excalibur gondola, which serves…

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