Mountain Village Gondola Mobile Workshop

APA Colorado Chapter


Thursday, October 5, 2017
10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. MDT

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There's more than meets the eye to the iconic gondola that transports tourists and residents between Mountain Village and Telluride.  Come take a behind-the scenes tour with Transit Director Jim Loebeto and learn about the history, daily operations, and future of our local gondola system. Cost: $40

Join un is a mobile tour that explores the iconoclastic gondola that connects the Town of Telluride to the Town of Mountain Village. Jim Loebe, the Transit Director for the Town of Mountain Village will take you on a behind the scenes look of the gondola that provides information on the history, current operations,  engineering obstacles, and future for the gondola. 

Learning Objectives: 

1. History of the Gondola that connects tourists, residents and businesses in area

2. How the gondola operates


3. Importance of gondolas for resort towns, and what the future of our gondola looks like


Describe the planning history of the gondola; demonstrate how it operates by taking attendees in the machine operations room of the St. Sophia station, and highlight what issues exist; discuss funding mechanisms; and discuss the future of the Telluride/TMV Gondola


Jim Loebe

Invited Speaker

Transit Director, Town of Mountain Village TBD

Contact Info

Shelia Booth,