The longest chairlift in the world is the Doppelmayr Garaventa Group’s Summit Express at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado. This stunning lift is a stunning 4.8 miles long, making it the longest chairlift in the world.
The Summit Express was built in 1996 and has been a staple of Breckenridge Ski Resort ever since. It is a double chairlift that starts at the base of Peak 9 and takes riders to the summit of Peak 8. It is a high speed lift with a capacity of 2000 passengers an hour, which is double the capacity of a standard lift.
The Summit Express is an impressive engineering feat. It features over 200 towers and 28,000 feet of cable that carries passengers up the mountain at speeds of up to 1,000 feet per minute. The lift also features a mid-station, which is located halfway up the mountain, allowing riders to get off and take a break, while still enjoying the views.
The Summit Express is a great way to experience the beauty of Breckenridge Ski Resort. The 4.8 mile journey offers breathtaking views of the majestic Rocky Mountains and the surrounding peaks. The lift can also be a great way to access the many trails and terrain parks of the resort.
The Summit Express is a testament to the ingenuity and engineering prowess of the Doppelmayr Garaventa Group. It is a marvel of modern technology that has made Breckenridge Ski Resort a popular destination for ski enthusiasts from all over the world.