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  • n. Plural form of chairlift.


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  • But then few other parts of the world (except the US and Canada and the odd bit of down under) are rich in heated chairlifts, perfectly groomed slopes and constellation-sized networks of pistes.

    Skiing in Turkey: a long way from St Anton

  • Being teenagers, the older two were at least a decade older than most of the other kids, but Manuel made sure they never felt foolish and within a three-hour lesson, he had them heading for the chairlifts and whooping down some of the longer runs.

    Family ski: never say never in South Tyrol

  • It's changed since I lived there some years back — there are many more houses, and far better chairlifts — but what remains is the rare feeling of being free, in nature, about to tear into peak snow.

    Official Google Blog: Vancouver forecast: light winds, unlimited visibility

  • In 1960, there were four double chairlifts and a rope tow; today, there are 33 lifts on six different peaks, including a cable car to High Camp at 8,200 feet, with its tennis courts, swimming pool, spa, and restaurants — all in full view of Lake Tahoe.

    A Winter’s Tale

  • All chairlifts are fired up and ready to provide skiers and snowboarders access to all 95 of the resort's diverse trails.

    The Ski Channel: Spend Presidents Day Weekend At Mont Tremblant

  • Canyons Resort A Hot Seat in Park City "Cozy" is an adjective rarely applied to chairlifts.

    Fresh in Powder

  • Apple Inc. 's iPhone and the application SkiReport. com are apparently helping keep resorts honest, allowing skiers to log reports in real time, from chairlifts or base lodges.

    Report: Ski resorts exaggerate snowfall totals

  • Starting with the 2007 ski season, the company began embedding radio-frequency identification, or RFID, tags into ski passes to make it easier to check tickets at chairlifts and reduce the number of people trying to ski without paying.

    Cutting Edge—and Cutting Risk

  • As the manager of lift operations and guest services at Keystone Ski Resort, Roxanne Fairchild oversees 145 seasonal employees who scan lift tickets and operate the Colorado resort's 20 chairlifts.

    Snowed Under

  • Located 45 minutes east of Salt Lake City, Deer Valley was always posh -- it was the first resort to put footrests on all its chairlifts, mountain hosts offer complimentary ski tours, and snowboards are still verboten -- but it just got posh-plus-plus-squared.

    Head 2 Head


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