aerial tramway

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Noun1.aerial tramway - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towersaerial tramway - a conveyance that transports passengers or freight in carriers suspended from cables and supported by a series of towers
transport, conveyance - something that serves as a means of transportation
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Matterhorn: King of Mountains !-- -- MANILA, Philippines Long before I saw the majestic snow-capped Swiss Alps from the plane window and before I actually rode the aerial tramway to the ski resort of Zermatt in southern Switzerland to see the iconic Matterhorn, I had already seen the silhouette of the famed mountain dozens of times.
Along the way, take the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to the top of the San Jacinto Mountains and marvel at the mighty redwoods in Yosemite National Park, before gathering around the campfire at the end of the day.
With a guide from the Suvretta Sports Bike School, we drop down to the lakes and follow a trail along their edge before cycling to the town's aerial tramway, the first stop of which is practically at the door of the mountain restaurant Chasellas.
You can admire sweeping desert views from the top of the aerial tramway, and stroll amid the downtown area's Spanish-style architecture and world-class museums.
It was held for the initial stage of a three-part development, which included building a 3km aerial tramway, a 1km mountain railway, 25 bungalows and a 19-room mountain mansion.
Nurses at the convention also participated in a celebrity home tour and an aerial tramway tour to Mount San Jacinto; some attendees went hiking on their own or went to Joshua Tree National Park to see the stars at night.
Caption: For their wedding, actor Massimo Dobrovic (left) and Paolo De Angelis rode the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway from the desert floor, 8,516 feet into the air to the snowy Mt.
Fans of mid-century modern architecture will want to take a tour of the many architectural gems around the city, while anyone who just wants to get a real feel for the city's natural beauty should take in the epic views from the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.
Take a ride on the ( Palm Springs Aerial Tramway , the world's largest rotating tramcar, up into the pristine wilderness of Mount San Jacinto State Park.
A full journey on the aerial tramway ride can take about 30 minutes, covering a seven-kilometer area.
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway travels this great distance along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting riders to the natural wonders of the Mt.