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  • #44639

    hise442
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    For example old lifts that only seat 2 people and are like a foot off the ground, when they stop the lift every other chair, and plenty of other things but ill let you (the community) tell us.

    #44640

    lack of comunication, poorly run terrain parks, rude customer service.

    #44641

    tomgnarly
    Keymaster

    long lift lines

    #44642

    jerm
    Member

    icy parking lots.  so annoying trying to walk to the snow, slipping, falling and slamming into someones car

    #44643

    NWBoarder
    Member

    Only having on ticket line when there are clearly way to many people trying to buy tickets. Just open another window and get us on the snow dammit!

    #44644

    merOregon
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    Jerk employees and bad terrain parks not to point fingers but mount hood meadows

    #44645

    Andrew
    Member

    bad parks. 

    and 

    dumb/mean service.

    #44646

    Beef5030
    Member

    When a chair falls off the chair lift for starters.

    #44647

    admin
    Keymaster

    I'd be pretty bummed if this happened. Probably wouldnt go back to that resort.

    #44648

    Beef5030
    Member

    Rollback hasn't happened yet, but I'm pretty sure with all the lift bouncing and shaking it isn't to far away.  Hmmmm another great thing a resort can do is build their halfpipe crooked. If you groom it straight, about half way down you'll start to till up dirt.  

    #44649

    tomgnarly
    Keymaster

    admin said:

    I'd be pretty bummed if this happened. Probably wouldnt go back to that resort.


    yeah i'd say so. that vid was gnarly. i googled that shit real quick and it looks like it happened in WI once….

    From Summit Daily News 12/18/09:

    Rollback: 3 seriously injured in Wis. ski lift accident

    By The Associated Press,

    MERRIMAC, Wis. – Authorities said at least 14 people were injured, three
    seriously, Thursday night in a ski lift accident at the Devil's Head
    Resort near the Wisconsin town of Merrimac.

    Sauk County Chief Deputy Chip Meister said the accident happened about 7
    p.m. Thursday. He said the chair lift stopped, and then started going
    backward, and lift operators were unable to stop it immediately.

    Seven people were in fair condition at Sauk Prairie Memorial Hospital
    & Clinics in Prairie du Sac, a hospital spokeswoman told the
    Wisconsin State Journal. Seven more people were treated for minor
    injuries at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo, a spokeswoman told the
    Journal.

    Meister said 12 people were taken to area hospitals from the scene, but
    additional people went later to hospitals on their own. He says at least
    three of them were seriously injured but not critically. He didn't have
    details on the ages of the victims or the nature of their injuries.

    He said the lift was full, but he didn't know how may people were aboard
    when it started going backward. He said emergency responders finished
    evacuating the lift just after 9 p.m.

    Merrimac is about 20 miles northwest of Madison.

    UPDATE ON DEVILS HEAD LIFT ACCIDENT

    December 18, 2009

    SAM Magazine–Merrimac, Wisc., Dec. 18, 2009–At least 14 people were
    injured in a lift malfunction at Devil's Head Resort, Wisc., three of
    them seriously though not critically, after a lift rollback incident.

    The lift, a 1970s Hall double, was full when it stopped and then started
    to roll back last night at about 7 p.m. All three brake systems failed,
    and 10 to 15 chairs rolled back through the terminal. Several deroped
    as they swung wildly around the bullwheel, some catching on the terminal
    skirting, which was also damaged. The haul rope itself deroped at the
    first tower above the terminal.

    The lift was fully evacuated by 9 p.m. All of those admitted to the two area hospitals were released by Friday morning.

    Witnesses described the rollback as very quick. Many people jumped from
    the lift while others were slammed into the bottom terminal, where most
    of the injuries occurred. Witnesses said that sparks were flying and
    they smelled smoke at the terminal. One described a “loud bang” and the
    smell of “burned rubber.” The State Department of Commerce has taken
    charge of the investigation, but cause of the accident has not been
    determined.

    The lift had been inspected as recently as last month by The Richardson
    Group, which had done annual inspections since 2007. The state last
    inspected the lift in 2006.

    #44650

    Beef5030
    Member

    They need/have chairlifts in Wisconsin?  Thats the bigger mystery. The lift probably consisted of 14 chairs in general.  We didn't have a roll back issue, the one day a chair fell off like thirty seconds after someone got on it. They had like a 10 fall to their ass, but the best part was they couldn't sue because they hadn't put the bar down even though they were on the lift for at most 5 seconds. 

    #44651

    tomgnarly
    Keymaster

    Beef5030 said:

    They need/have chairlifts in Wisconsin?  Thats the bigger mystery. The lift probably consisted of 14 chairs in general.  We didn't have a roll back issue, the one day a chair fell off like thirty seconds after someone got on it. They had like a 10 fall to their ass, but the best part was they couldn't sue because they hadn't put the bar down even though they were on the lift for at most 5 seconds. 


    i read in a certain snowbaord magazine that granite peak and tyrol basin are decent parks.

    #44652

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    #44653

    Eli_Hays
    Member

    4one3 said:

    Beef5030 said:

    They need/have chairlifts in Wisconsin?  Thats the bigger mystery. The lift probably consisted of 14 chairs in general.  We didn't have a roll back issue, the one day a chair fell off like thirty seconds after someone got on it. They had like a 10 fall to their ass, but the best part was they couldn't sue because they hadn't put the bar down even though they were on the lift for at most 5 seconds. 


    i read in a certain snowbaord magazine that granite peak and tyrol basin are decent parks.
     

    I read this too… But I can actually back the fact that Tyrol has a sick park… I mean, its not Breck or Keystone, but as far as the midwest goes, and making the BEST of what they have, Tyrol kills it.

     

    I cant really comment on Granite Peak, never been.


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