• 140 passengers safely evacuated through the precipitous terrain Chair 5 lift stopped

    2 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    About 140 passengers were evacuated after a lift at Whitefish Mountain Resort was stopped due to mechanical issues on Saturday. It took about 2.5 hours to evacuate about 140 passengers. Ski patrol used ropes, cables, harnesses to lower people down safely through the precipitous terrain.
    It is reported that around 12:15 p.m., the East Rim/Chair 5 lift at Whitefish Mountain Resort was stopped due to an issue will the chairlift's bullwheel liner. Lift Maintenance teams swing into action to get the lift repaired and the passengers rescued. The passengers were communicated immediately about the...
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