Glacier 3000

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The station at the Col du Pillon

Glacier 3000 (officially Gstaad 3000 AG) is a company that operates several cable cars and ski lifts in the region of the Diablerets in western Switzerland. It was created in 1997 by the merging of two former companies (Reusch - Cabane des Diablerets SA, Téléphériques Pillon – Glacier des Diablerets SA). The company is now based in Gstaad.

The main cable car was opened in 1964 and rebuilt in 1999. It connects the Col du Pillon (1,546) from the Scex Rouge (2,950 m). The company also operates ski lifts on the Tsanfleuron Glacier.[1] In 2005 the rights to Glacier 3000 were bought by a triumvirate of the French businessman Jean Claude Mimran, the British businessman and Formula One Executive Bernie Ecclestone, and the local Swiss property developer Marcel Bach.[2][3]

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  1. ^ History glacier3000.ch. Retrieved 2010-03-17
  2. ^ "History". Glacier 3000 - History. Glacier 3000. Retrieved 23 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Peter Siegenthaler (6 February 2014). "Wealth threatens the simple life in Gstaad". Swiss Info. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 

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