Télémix LPOA American Eagle
United States – Copper Mountain, Colorado – 2018

American Eagle TELEMIX®

How the west was won: the American Eagle is the first TELEMIX® ropeway installed in the United States by the POMA Group. Passengers settle into one of the six-seater chairs and eight-seater gondolas to reach the top of the slopes or the high-altitude restaurant.

product range
TELEMIX®
Application
Skiing area
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Le projet

Copper Mountain, located 120 km from Denver, is one of the busiest resorts in Colorado and, at an altitude of 3,753 m, one of the highest ski resorts in North America.
Unlike most American ski resorts, Copper Mountain offers an enticing playground for both beginner and expert skiers alike. The TELEMIX® operates at 5 m/s and carries 3,200 passengers per hour, an increase in capacity of 30% compared with the previous equipment.

The American Eagle is one of three ropeway systems equipped with a DirectDrive® supplied to the United States in 2018. With its virtuous, quiet and low-energy motor, the American Eagle TELEMIX® represents a technological leap for Copper Mountain Operators.

technical
specifications

Longueur

Length

1905 m

Dénivelé

Elevation

452 m

Débit

Capacity

3,200 pphpd

Date

Speed

5 m/s

Nombre de Véhicules

Number of carriers

26

motorisation

Motorisation

DirectDrive®

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