Our webcams are now monitoring North America’s largest gondola construction project on Bald Mountain.
Opening for Sun Valley’s 74th ski season (2009-10), the Roundhouse Gondola will travel from River Run Plaza to the Roundhouse Restaurant.
The Doppelmayr CTEC Detachable-Grip, Eight-Passenger Gondola will carry 1800 passengers per hour, traveling 2,000 vertical feet in eight minutes. 56 eight-passenger cabins will service skiers, snowboarders and foot passengers.
To keep an eye on construction progress check out our mountain cams page.
Lower Gondola Terminal – River Run station. Picture updating continuously.
Upper Gondola Terminal – Roundhouse station. Picture From October 1, 2009.
Construction on Sun Valley’s new Doppelmayr gondola from the base of River Run to Roundhouse is progressing. The new gondola cars have just arrived and preparation is underway for flying tower forms and concrete pours early next week!
UPDATED: The helicopter is finished for this phase. The top terminal photo was poured via truck and pumper, 15 towers were poured with the helicopter There are now 21 tower footings in place.