Chairlift 1 on Peak 8 at the Breckenridge ski area

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cou-bha JTS.001-002-027

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Chairlift 1 on Peak 8 at the Breckenridge ski area


  • 1967 (Creation)


1 Kodachrome slide transparency, 35mm; cardboard mount

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Chairlift 1 on Peak 8 with Spruce at left and Rounder's Run on the right, at the Breckenridge ski area in Colorado. Chairlift 1 was constructed by Heron Engineering Company, Inc. and opened in 1961. It started near the Bergenhof Restaurant and went up Peak 8 to a point above timberline. The ski trails, from left to right: Spruce, unnamed run under the chairlift nicknamed Old Lift Line, and Rounder's Run. Far upper left and barely visible through the trees is Callie's Alley, a steep run that descends into Spruce.

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For all permitted uses, credit: "John A. Topolnicki Sr. Photographic Collection. Breckenridge History, Colorado."

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