The most impressive ski lift in the world
Lifts are different. Cab with a transparent bottom, takes you to a great height, so that is breathtaking. Or ultra-fast, which will raise you to the top of the mountain in minutes. 11 of the most incredible ski lifts in the world.
Lift Resorts of the Northern Caucasus, Russia.
A huge project to build a major tourist destination in the south of Russia, which started in 2010. It includes several areas for skiing. Construction of the lift started at the beginning of this year. The upper section is located at an altitude of 3847 meters on the slopes of Mount Elbrus. This is higher than the famous cable car Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix, France. The launch is scheduled for the beginning of the lift of the ski season in 2016. Getting to Prielbrusie, where resort may be an airplane or bus through Nalchik or mineral water.
Vanoise Express cable car, La Plagne, Les Arcs, France.
The cable car links the resorts of resorts of La Plagne and Les Arcs. The journey will take about four minutes, and the height is 380 meters.
Single lift Mad River Glen, Vermont, USA.
This is one of the few remaining single lifts. It was built in 1948, and in 2007 completely renovated. Despite his age, the lift remains one of the most popular.
The lift Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix, France.
This two-stage aerial cableway starts its journey from a height of 1035 meters to 3842 meters on Mont Blanc. The trip takes about 20 minutes. At the top you will find the legendary ski-run White Valley.
Lift Titlis Rotair, Engelberg, Switzerland.
The cabin lift rotates 360 degrees delighting its passengers a panoramic view of the mountains and cliffs. The lift starts from a height of 2430 meters and takes you to the Klein Titlis (3020 meters) in five minutes.
Lift La Grave, France.
These colorful cabin lift you to a height of 3200 meters to the summit of Mount Meije. Lifting time - about an hour. A begins its journey with a lift height of 1450 meters.
the Peak 2 the Peak, Whistler, Canada.
For the construction of the lift has taken almost two years. Peak 2 Peak lift connects Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb in Canada. The rise takes place at an altitude of 436 meters above the ground. Cabins have glass bottom overlooking the valley.
Leissieres Express, Val d'Isere, France.
This lift is often referred to as a roller coaster ride. The rise is very fast and quite a steep trajectory.
Roca Jack, Portillo, Chile.
This lift is also called a slingshot, since the lift has no cabin, and the design is the frame to move to five people.
The Imperial Express, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA.
The highest lift in North America and the fastest in the world. It was built in 2005 and transports skiers and snowboarders at an altitude of almost 4000 meters in less than three minutes.
Valluga II cable car in St. Anton, Austria.
The lift carries you to the summit of Valluga peak at a height of 2811 meters.