Definition of chairlift
: a motor-driven conveyor consisting of a series of seats suspended from a cable and used for transporting skiers or sightseers up or down a long slope or mountainside
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The move came roughly a week after a teenage girl was hurt falling out of a chairlift-style ride at an upstate New York amusement park.
Riders take a chairlift to the top before hopping into a sled.
No other purchase necessary; just visit a ticket window to get a free ticket for chairlift access.
At Squaw Valley, some chairlifts are still buried in up to 360 inches of snow, and a closing date has yet to be announced.
And farther south in the Cascades, Mt. Bachelor reports seven inches over the past three days near the top of its Sunrise Express chairlift.
Guests can take a chairlift above the Engadine Valley for mountain hikes, descend to walks along the chain of lakes threading the valley or just work up an appetite en route to two chalet restaurants run by the Suvretta House.
Squaw Valley ski resort is planning to keep its KT-22 chairlift open until 7 p.m. on May 20 to celebrate the iconic lift’s latest closing in history, the resort announced on its Facebook page Friday.
No other purchase necessary, just visit a ticket window to obtain a free ticket for chairlift access!
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Definition of chairlift for English Language Learners
: a series of seats that hang from a moving cable and that carry people (such as skiers) up and down a mountain
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