VIDEO: Checking out Vail’s new Chair 9 |

VIDEO: Checking out Vail’s new Chair 9

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VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent John LaConte reports from the job site of the new Sun Up Express Chair 9 high speed quad on Vail Mountain, formerly known as Sun Up Chair 17. The new lift will increase capacity by 65 percent and reduce the average ride time from 8.2 minutes to 3.9 minutes. It’s the ninth chair replacement in the last 10 years at Vail and will make all major lifts at Vail high-speed.

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