Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby qmtbc on Fri 4/Jun/10 3:54pm

Big news !!!
something that everyone is QT has been waiting to happen for a long time! Skyline Gondola has given permission to use the Gondola for mountain bikes to access the amazing trails on Ben Lomond forest!
This is huge news for Queenstown!
Details are still to be confirmed but hopefully next summer is going to be off the hook! :) :thumbsup: :o :) :thumbsup: :o :) :thumbsup: :o

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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby wuffy on Fri 4/Jun/10 4:00pm

YUS! Family has a batch in Q-town, going down for 3 weeks at the beginning of august. If it's not operational by then ima be grumpy poos.

This will be NZ's only chair-lifted assisted bike trail system now wont it? With coronet closed an all.
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby qmtbc on Fri 4/Jun/10 4:06pm

sorry wuffy, wont be opening till next summer.
lots of work & systems to be put in place before its all go, be patient my friend... :)
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby pushbikerider on Fri 4/Jun/10 4:12pm

Awesome news

I look foward to doing some chair lift runs over summer when I'm down there for work
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby wuffy on Fri 4/Jun/10 4:21pm

Oh well. I'll just have to do heli-biking instead :rolleyes:
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby qmtbc on Fri 4/Jun/10 5:15pm

you guys do know the difference between a chairlift & a Gondola right? ;)
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby pushbikerider on Fri 4/Jun/10 6:00pm

thought gondola, wrote chairlift, my bad
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby wachtourak on Fri 4/Jun/10 6:05pm

I am pleased with this news.
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby HarryPlatt on Fri 4/Jun/10 6:07pm

pushbikerider wrote:thought gondola, wrote chairlift, my bad


same difference

Next summer I am so there. I bet it will be hideously priced, it already is just to go up without a bike
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby Butch on Fri 4/Jun/10 6:46pm

Awesome.



New brake burner course in 3... 2... 1...
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby Wobbler on Fri 4/Jun/10 6:51pm

Butch wrote:Awesome.



New brake burner course in 3... 2... 1...


:exclaim:

want!
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby wachtourak on Fri 4/Jun/10 7:06pm

YFY!
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby herbman on Fri 4/Jun/10 7:09pm

can't see it my self. a dh race maybe but i can't see the hill working for a brakeburner type race.
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby j2hyde on Fri 4/Jun/10 7:14pm

wuffy wrote:Oh well. I'll just have to do heli-biking instead :rolleyes:


In August things tend to be covered in snow. You might want to consider leaving the bike at home and taking skis ;)
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Re: Queenstown Skyline Gondola Opening For Mountain Biking

Postby yetidude113 on Sun 6/Jun/10 8:22pm

j2hyde wrote:
wuffy wrote:Oh well. I'll just have to do heli-biking instead :rolleyes:


In August things tend to be covered in snow. You might want to consider leaving the bike at home and taking skis ;)


make a ski-bike :p there mean fun!
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