— Posted by Mimi on May 20, 2011
Yes, that was the sound of a helicopter flying over Park City Mountain Resort this afternoon. We have begun the process of removing the existing Three Kings chairlift, a beloved double that provided direct access to Three Kings Terrain Park. Today a helicopter removed each of the towers from the Three Kings lift line.
If you were lucky enough to see this process firsthand, than you were probably as astonished as I was. The helicopter hovers over the lift tower while using a remote controlled hook to secure the tower. Once secure, he flies the lift tower over to the parking loft and gently maneuvers it to the ground. Cars were lined up along Empire Ave, each one hanging their head out the window to get a glimpse of the action.
This summer we will be replacing Three Kings Chairlift, among other improvements around the resort and mountain. Stay tuned for details!
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Originally from Washington, DC; Andy has been with Park City Mountain Resort since 2011 after being a lifelong PC visitor with his family.
Samantha is new to Utah, joining the Park City Mountain Resort team in 2011 as the Marketing Coordinator.
When he's not up on the mountain checking on the cams, Eric is managing the interactive marketing for Park City Mountain Resort.
Colette is Park City Mountain Resort’s social media coordinator. A lifelong skier, she joined the PCMR team in 2013.
Dave has worked in the ski and snowboard industry since 2000 and joined the PCMR team in the spring of 2014.
Park City Mountain Resort
1345 Lowell Ave
PO Box 39
Park City, UT 84060
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