surface lift

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Noun1.surface lift - a ski tow that pulls skiers up a slope without lifting them off the ground
ski lift, ski tow, lift - a powered conveyance that carries skiers up a hill
Alpine lift, T-bar, T-bar lift - a surface lift where riders hold a bar and are pulled up the hill on their skis
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Family owned and operated, the resort features 50 percent intermediate and 25% beginner and advanced trails, has five lifts, with 1 quad, 3 triples and a surface lift.
Faults in the Earth's surface lift it up to the surface in some places, and plunge it down hundreds of feet in others.
The reserve component provides approximately 56 percent of USTRANSCOM's personnel, 57 percent of continental United States surface lift capability and 59 percent of airlift capability.
NO Strategic Surface Lift, sealift with inland movement, will be conducted outside the Universal Services Contract (USC-05).
Sheets of road surface lift, are stripped by the snow plow, and deposited on the shoulder or ditch.
Among the other changes: a new fire pit, new stage site for concerts and shows, and a new surface lift to move beginners up to the Winter Sports School.
It has 31 trails, two chairs (and plans to add two more next year) and a surface lift.
We're grateful that SDDC is acknowledging our input to develop a broader perspective and ultimately improve surface lift efficiency on a larger scale.
Rather than have customers send requirements to two USTRANSCOM component commands for surface lift, we worked hand-in-hand with our great partners at the Military Sealift Command to streamline the process and funnel all the requirements through SDDC," said Dunwoody.
The plan was eventually expanded to include support of Marine OIF forces, providing over 16,000 short tons of munitions for surface lift into Kuwait.
But environmentalists and local officials objected that the lift, as constructed, was three times as long as the surface lift the Forest Service had approved.
With the addition of the surface lift, skiers and riders can now spend hours doing laps in the trees without having to return to the main base area.

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