button tow

button tow

n
(Skiing) a kind of ski lift for one person consisting of a pole that has a circular plate at the bottom and is attached to a moving cable. The person places the pole between his or her legs so that the plate takes his or her weight
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The one we stayed in was warm, cosy and, best of all, just a ski boot's throw from a button tow which took us to the main slopes.
There's also a wide and sunny beginners' slope with a button tow, and a fun park for snowboarders.
The club flourished and the original rope tows were replaced with two Doppelmayr button tows from Austria.