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VIDEO Winch Cat grooms Birds of Prey

Daily Staff Report
Vail CO, Colorado

Check the WEB EXTRAS on the right for a video explaining some of the components of the operation of a Winch Cat.

Winch Cats are snow grooming machines equipped with a winch and 1,000 feet of cable that allow them to groom very steep pitches on ski slopes. In this instance, Winch Cat operator and night supervisor Britt Bishop is using the grooming machine to make ready the race course for Birds of Prey, 2007.


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