List of gondola lifts

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This article is a List of gondola lifts around the world. A gondola lift has cabins suspended from a continuously circulating cable whereas aerial trams simply shuttle back and forth on cables. (Both are cable cars, and both are aerial lifts which also includes chairlifts.)

For aerial tramways, see the List of aerial tramways.
For funitels, see the Funitel article.

(Note: this list should not contain aerial tramways or chairlifts.)

Africa[edit]

Algeria[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

Mainland China[edit]

Gondola - At Mount Tai, Shandong

Hong Kong[edit]

India[edit]

Gulmarg Gondola - The New Cable Car of Gulmarg
Cable Cars
Timber Trail at Parwanoo, HImachal Pradesh

Indonesia[edit]

  • Ancol Jakarta Bay City, Jakarta
  • Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Jakarta
  • Taman Safari Indonesia, Cisarua

Iran[edit]

Iran's Tochal gondola lift: The French (Poma) built gondolas that carry tourists and skiers to Tochal mountain, Iran
  • Dizin ski resort on the north mountains of Tehran at Gajereh region includes three gondola lifts.The lowest point of the region is 2650 m, while its highest point is 3600m above the sea level.[1]
  • The Pooladkaf gondola lift in Pooladkaf ski resort, near Sepidan, on the north mountains of Shiraz at Fars region. Elevation of this lift is from 2810 to 3231 meters from sea level.
  • The Tochal gondola lift[1] (Tele-cabin) which starts from the metropolitan Tehran and ends in the Tochal Ski Resort [2] at 3900m. It has 7 stations and is one of the longest and most scenic in the world.[2] A modern ski hotel [3] hosts the skiers at the end of the lift.
  • Namakabrood gondola lift in Mazandaran Province in northern Iran. It cuts through a lush forest and connects the Alborz, one of the highest summits in the region, to the villa city on the coast of the Caspian Sea.[3]
  • Lahijan cable car in the Gilan province
  • Eynali Cable in the north of Tabriz.

Israel[edit]

  • Kibbutz Manara cliff cable cars, Upper Galilee - a vital connection to the valley below. It lifts people from Kiryat Shmona to Kibbutz Manara at the top of Manara Cliff.

Japan[edit]

Among 170 aerial lifts in Japan, 97 lines are gondola lifts, including 3 funitels. 65 gondola lifts operate full season. See the above article for the full listing of aerial lifts in the country (including aerial tramways). Gondola lifts with English articles include:

Lebanon[edit]

  • The Teleferique connects the bay of Jounieh, a city 16 km north of the capital Beirut, to Harissa's Our Lady of Lebanon pilgrimage monument at about 650 meters above sea level. It is 1,570 meters long and travels at 3.15 meters/second. It holds an exceptional view to the Mediterranean, as well as a dense pine forest.[4]

Macau[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Nepal[edit]

  • Access to the very religiously regarded remote Manakamana Temple

Pakistan[edit]

Saudi Arabia[edit]

  • A lift in the Sooda Region and one over the Abha city

Singapore[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Bà Nà Hills Cable Car

Europe[edit]

Albania[edit]

Andorra[edit]

Austria[edit]

Numerous resorts have plenty of lifts, too many to name here

Bulgaria[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Finland[edit]

  • Levi Ski Resort, Finland, 1.41 km long, first and only gondola lift in Finland.
  • Second gondola lift is being opened at Ylläs Ski Resort in season 2007-2008.

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

The Koblenz Cable Car is Germany's largest aerial lift

Italy[edit]

Macedonia[edit]

Norway[edit]

Portugal[edit]

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Gondola in Åre
  • Branäs - Ski lift.
  • Åre - Olympiagondolen - Ski lift.

Switzerland[edit]

Classic gondola lift in Emmetten, Switzerland

As this country has a lot of mountains, gondola lifts are very widely used.

Turkey[edit]

Location of aerial lifts in Turkey

Listed in the order of opening year.

United Kingdom[edit]

The term cable car is used in the United Kingdom.

South America[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Chile[edit]

Colombia[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

Alberta:

British Columbia:

Ontario:

  • Village Gondola at Blue Mountain, Ontario (6 Person Open-Air Gondola) Summer Only. In the winter it is converted to a High Speed Six Person Chairlift.

Quebec:

Guatemala[edit]

United States[edit]

8 person capacity gondola car. Stowe, Vermont

Ski Resort Gondolas[edit]

California:

Colorado:

Idaho:

Maine:

Minnesota:

New Hampshire:

New Jersey:

New Mexico:

New York:

Vermont:

Utah:

  • Canyons Resort
    • Red Pine Gondola
    • Cabriolet (Open-Air Gondola)
    • Frostwood Gondola
  • Deer Valley
    • Jordanelle Express Gondola
  • Snowbasin
    • Needles Express Gondola
    • Strawberry Express Gondola

Washington:

Wyoming:

Other gondolas[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

Note: Horse Hill and Kosciusko Express are combined lifts where gondolas and four seat detachable chairs can be added to a cable according to demand.

A complete list of all 400 Australian aerial and ski lifts can be found on WikiSki. It includes a dozen gondolas.

New Zealand[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]