a series of chairs suspended from an endless cable driven by motors, for conveying skiers up the side of a slope.
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How to use chairlift in a sentence
My savings sat untouched, and I survived off the wages I made operating chairlifts in Queenstown, New Zealand, and serving barbecue in Aspen, Colorado.Young, Dumb, and Broke: Why Outdoorsy Types Suck at Money | jversteegh | July 13, 2021 | Outside Online
My season was built on a foundation of deep, fulfilling conversations on skin tracks and chairlifts.We Need to Talk About Mental Health in the Mountains | Drew Petersen | June 30, 2021 | Outside Online
The last run of the day I throw caution to the wind and abandon the beginner lifts in the base area in favor of the chairlift to the top.
I remember looking out the window of the condo that first evening and seeing the chairlift, wondering how people managed to stay on it on the way down the mountain.
Smart skiers will travel in tight groups so they can ride chairlifts together and avoid getting divided by the lifts’ own 50 percent capacity policy.
British Dictionary definitions for chairlift
a series of chairs suspended from a power-driven cable for conveying people, esp skiers, up a mountain
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