Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:22 pm
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:50 pm
jamesdeluxe wrote:I couldn't figure out the reason for an expensive lift like that to cover 1,400 vertical feet (and I'm not a fan of gondolas in general)
Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:08 am
Tony Crocker wrote:I suspect you don't mind a few of them in the Alps. And we wouldn't have been skiing at Kicking Horse at -13F without that one.
Tony Crocker wrote:As one of the state owned ski areas in NY it does seem strange to have an expensive gondola covering 1,400 vertical feet.
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:06 am
jamesdeluxe wrote:The NYSB forum's group opinion seems to be that Belleayre got a gondola because the governor wanted/needed a shiny prestige object to show that he's serious about helping out the struggling Catskills economy and as part of the long-planned Belleayre Resort that would go on nearby private lands.
Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:08 am
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:25 pm
jamesdeluxe wrote:I guess the two Snowbasin gondolas and Kicking Horse's would fall somewhere in between;