Ski lift

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Chairlift mechanism in the resort of Val Cenis Vanoise, France

A ski lift is a mechanism for transporting skiers up a hill. Ski lifts are typically a paid service at ski resorts. The first ski lift was built in 1908 by German Robert Winterhalder in Schollach/Eisenbach, Hochschwarzwald.[1]



Map of world ski resorts

Ski lift are built on both northern and southern hemisphere. Extreme locations of non indoor ski lifts:


  1. ^ 1. Skilift der Welt in Schollach entdecken (German)
  2. ^ "Glossary". Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  3. ^ "FAQ". Retrieved 12 July 2014.
  4. ^ "Cat Skiing". Powder Hounds. Retrieved 27 September 2015.
  5. ^ ZRankings, Top Ski Resorts. "Skiing's Unique Resorts". ZRankings Best Ski Resorts. ZRankings. Retrieved 24 November 2015.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Ski lifts at Wikimedia Commons