Surface lifts are lifts on which passengers on skis or other equipment move through the snow with the help of towing devices attached to a hauling rope.
During the summer, surface lift can be used to lift mountain bikes and scooters.
Depending on the application, lifts with platter towing units for one or T-bars for two-person transportation are offered. The special design of T-bars for two persons ensures a safe and exceptional comfort for both skiers and snowboarders. This type of lifts is the most common and quickly pays for itself.
This type of ropeways is the most widely used.
FOUNDATION SURFACE LIFT
The classic version of the surface lifts is installed on the bearing concrete foundations.
The track of the surface lift can be both in a straight line and with a turn, depending on the characteristics of the slope.
NON-FOUNDATION SURFACE LIFT
An advantageous feature of this type of surface lift is that the towers and stations are not installed on concrete foundations, but on special embedded elements that are included in the delivery.
Such a ropeway is a non-capital structure, the cost and terms of designing such a ropeway are much lower than those of the classical version of the surface lift and there is no need to obtain a building permit.
The cost of installing embedded elements is much cheaper than building capital foundations.