Discovered this past week –
Vail’s new (six at once) detachable Ski Lift runs backwards from what the original Chair 4 was at this time, last year.
Skiers of Vail’s original Chair 4 from Mid-Vail to the top of Vail Mountain remember exiting the lift at the top…while the Chairs turned to the left to make their return trip back down to Mid-Vail.
The new lift is the reverse of what once was…as anyone who has watched the real-time video from Mid-Vail’s webcam knows. (Click Here)
OK – Want to know what’s really going on…on Vail Mountain, real time? OK you can listen. VR uses a (Motorola Passport LTR) system that runs on standard commercially assigned UHF frequencies from our friends at the FCC. Anyone with a basic Radio Scanner can listen legally same as with any Radio Scanner. Now you could go out and buy a new Radio Scanner, hunt up the FCC assigned VR frequencies then program them into your Scanner –or- you could just (Click Here) and listen.
Caution – there is a lot more going on with this Eagle County, Colorado Radio Scanner – than just VR’s chatter. No telling just what you might hear from time to time.