Upper Mountain at Timber Ridge
Initially opened as a small T-Bar served area, Glebe Mountain soon found itself in financial trouble.
|Upper Mountain Details|
|First Season of Operation:||1972-73|
|Terrain:||Novice, intermediate, and expert trails|
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Eventually becoming Timber Ridge, the ski area looked expand and become a private family country club. For the 1972-73 season, a new 3,891 foot Hall double chairlift was installed to near the top of the ski area, increasingly the vertical drop from 320 feet to about 800 feet. About half a dozen new trails of all abilities were added in conjunction with the lift.
The double chairlift would remain in operation for the balance of Timber Ridge's independent operation, as well as when it was part of Magic Mountain. Upon Magic's closing, the chairlift was removed and reinstalled at Smuggler's Notch.
In January 2014, upper mountain was featured on the National Geographic show Building Wild's episode "Top of the World," in which a cabin was constructed on the top footing of the former chairlift.
The bottom terminal of the former Showcase Chair (2002)
The upper mountain area as seen in 2006
The top terminal of the Showcase Chair (2006)
Looking down the Showcase trail (2006)
Last updated: April 24, 2014
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