Tussey, PA chairlift accident

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Tussey, PA chairlift accident

Postby EMSC » Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:42 pm

I have had many days at Tussey in a prior life. With the quad down that leaves only a very old t-bar to the top, assuming it even has snow made up that lift line...

Of course if you look at a map of the area it's clear that Tussey should have been built on a different nearby ridgeline that would have given it several hundred more vertical.

Anyway, hope none of the injuries are too severe...

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/12/16/5-injured-after-ski-lift-malfunctions-at-pennsylvania-resort.html
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Re: Tussey, PA chairlift accident

Postby EMSC » Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:17 pm

A pretty good summary of the incident. Speculation that it might be poor job of tightening the grips during Maint. The lift is from 1982.


https://liftblog.com/2017/12/16/chairs-collide-on-opening-day-at-tussey-mountain/
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