Originally Posted by JHrefugee
The tram is currently being used to ferry various construction materials to the summit for the construction of the top station. Pretty cool.
They recently removed the clock tower at the base station and all of us that have pics of it or even the village in general now have images that are no longer sellable. My old friend Bob Woodall says maybe they will considered vintage images....:lol:
Not only did they remove the clock tower, they've now taken BOTH tram cars off and the cables are down as well. The only reminder of the OLD tram is the towers, which won't come down until next spring.
Originally Posted by BostonSki
I wouldn't worry about getting everything the mountain has to offer. I was there last year and the experience was still amazing. It's about a 50 minute 4 chair ride to the top of rendevous bowl now,(as opposed to 15 maybe???? with the tram).
Plus, the east ridge chair allows you to lap rendevous bowl if you want.
Don't worry, your gonna have a blast.
All of that is true.
What Tony mentions about snow control is also true. I think there may be some mornings that will see significantly delayed openings as the ski patrol sorts out the logistics of doing avalanche work without the access the tram has provided. I think a lot depends on how much and how often the snow comes this winter. It'll be a learning experience.
Nevertheless, I fearlessly predict that there will be great skiing here this coming season.