The cablecar that takes tourists to 3012 meters of height will be renovated
Bormio, May 9, 2013. It’s official now! The cablecar Bormio 2000-Cima Bianca will be exposed to the overall inspection in order to guarantee its functioning for the next winter season. The lift is the oldest among the ski area: it’s been open since July 10, 1969.
The executive of BormioSki confirms that the works, led by the technical manager Pasquale Canclini, will start in June and will only be over in proximity of the next skiing season. The lift has reached its expiry date and will be modernize and renovated for 16 more years.
The investment is considered to be essential for the future of the ski area and will amount to 2 millions of Euro. Valeriano Giacomelli, managing director of BormioSki comments: “We’ve got down to a turning point, renew or let the cablecar die? We decided to relaunch because we have to look ahead and the cablecar is indispensable because it’s the only one lift that carry people with no skis up to 3000 meters and it is also the only one that works even with strong wind. The same lift is necessary to take the bikers to the top in summer and in November when we are opening the skiing season early.”