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Western United States: best ski lifts

Ski resorts with the most modern and best lift facilities in the Western United States.


18 test reports

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4 out of 5 stars

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Best lifts in the Western United States

1-18 out of 18 ski resorts

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Winter Park ski resort is connected with high speed quad and 6 person chair lifts. The... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Telluride offers mainly detachable (rapid) quad chair lifts that provide access to most of the... more


Ski lifts:
  • 19
  • Heli-skiing

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The majority of the lifts in Snowmass are high speed quad chair lifts. There is also a high speed... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Buttermilk Mountain is accessed from three sides with detachable quad chair lifts. There is also a... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The entire ski resort can be accessed with the 6 person Silver Queen gondola that stretches over 4... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Almost all of the slopes in the ski resort are accessed with modern and rapid quad chair lifts.... more


Ski lifts:
  • 5
  • Cat-skiing

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are mostly high speed chairlifts as well as two gondola lifts that serve as feeder lifts to... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Riverfront Express 8 person gondola lift serves as a feeder lift up to the ski resort. The... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

A modern 8 person gondola with a middle station takes guests from the River Run Village up to the... more


Ski lifts:
  • 21
  • Cat-skiing

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are mainly modern, high speed chair lifts at Breckenridge. Unfortunately, none of the chair... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They have mainly modern and high speed chair lifts. A gondola lift brings the guests from the... more


Ski lifts:
  • 25

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Grandview and West Bowl Express fast 4-person chairlifts provide access to almost all of the... more


Ski lifts:
  • 10

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

From Heavenly Village (South Lake Tahoe), the 8-person Heavenly Gondola takes you up to the ski... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

3 high speed lifts and the rest are chair lifts

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Ski lifts:
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

you can reach all runs with modern chair lifts, mostly high speed but without covers, 2 gondolas up... more


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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The highest fixed grip quad chair lift in the world is found in Loveland at 3871 m. There are quad,... more


Ski lifts:
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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Black Mountain Express, a detachable quad chair lift, connects the lower part of the ski... more


Ski lifts:
  • 9

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Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

A modern high-speed 4-person chairlift connects the upper ski area in Homewood Mountain Resort. A... more


Ski lifts:
  • 6
  • Cat-skiing

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