The lift opened in 1972, making it the Vermont resort’s oldest still in operation.
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Nick joined Palladian Publications in January 2018 after graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 2016 with a degree in History, including a year abroad at the University of Delhi. He is currently Digital Editorial Assistant and works across a number of publications.
Outside of work Nick enjoys cross-country running, whipping up the occasional curry and travelling.
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Latest articles by Nicholas
The American Flyer, a six-person chairlift constructed by Leitner-Poma of America, opened at Copper Mountain last week.
A spokesman for HIE, the funicular's operator, said ski tows would provide alternative uplift for visitors when conditions permitted.
O'BellX generates avalanches through exploding a mixture of hydrogen and oxygen contained within an open cone positioned in locations considered prone to avalanches.
The lift increases uphill capacity at the Vermont resort to 37 528 skiers per hour, and reduces ride time from 14 minutes to 5 minutes.