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Sweetwater Gondola

Sweetwater Gondola is now open! Come ride our newest addition to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is excited to announce the addition of a new gondola. The Sweetwater Gondola is located between the Bridger Gondola and Teewinot High Speed Quad and has a mid-station approximately a third of the way up the mountain in the Solitude area, then continues up to terminate just uphill of the Casper Restaurant.

Sweetwater Gondola Facts:

  • 1276' Vertical Rise
  • Horizontal length is 4195'
  • 8-person cabin
  • Ride time from bottom to mid is just over 2 minutes (2.3 min) and to top is approximately 7.5 min
  • 2,000 people per hour lift capacity
  • Replaces Eagles Rest and Sweetwater Chairlifts
  • Will service new enhanced ski school facility, called Solitude
  • Will open for the 2016/17 Winter Season

The new Sweetwater Gondola is a significant capital investment, part of a broader and sustained capital investment strategy to ensure a world class experience for Jackson Hole Mountain Resort guests.

The new Sweetwater Gondola will also support several specific objectives:

  • To significantly increase out of the base area capacity
  • To provide access to a new and enhanced children’s ski school facility located in the Solitude mid station area.
  • Provides a closed carrier for the first lift ride
  • Kid’s instructors may ride with an entire class
  • Quicker access to the Casper area for all groups and significantly better than before
  • A gondola was chosen as the best conveyance to allow easy and safe uploading and downloading.

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