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  8-MGD Saas Grund-Kreuzboden



General information  
Place Saas-Grund 
resort ?? 
Region Valais 
Name of lift Saas Grund-Kreuzboden 
Type 8-MGD 
Lift manufacturer Leitner 
Year of construction 1997 
Commissioning date ?? 

Infos for handicapped persons
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Has only uphill a middle station (Trift).

The Kreuzboden gondola lift leads from Saas-Grund to the area of the same name. From its top station you can easily reach the ski lifts Sandiger Boden and Kreuzboden, the PIPO lift for the children, the gondola Hohsaas as well as the winter hiking trail and the mountain restaurant Kreuzboden.
Kreuzboden is also the starting point of the Trift piste and the home pistes to Saas-Grund and Saas-Balen as well as the toboggan run, via which you can also reach the Trift middle station.

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geometric data  
Height of valley station 1559 m
Height of middle station(s) 2000 m
Height of mountain station 2400 m
Vertical rise 841 m
Route distance 2438 m
Horizontal length ?? m
Average incline ?? %
Largest incline ?? %
Number of pillars 19 Stk
Greatest spanwidth ?? m
Max ground clearance ?? m
Trackwidth drive ?? m
Trackwidth line ?? m
Trackwidth return ?? m
Angle of wrap (drive wheel) ?? °
Drive altitude of site ?? m
Maximum capacity 1800 Pers/h
Travel time 8,0 min
Driving speed line 5,0 m/s
Driving speed station ?? m/s

electrical data  
Electrical control SISAG 
Remote control and telemonitoring system ?? 
Power control system ?? 
Number of drive ?? Stk
Drive power (Start) ?? kW
Drive power (Operation) 850 kW
Brake power ?? kW
Continuous brake power ?? kW
Driving station Mountain station 
Drive type electrical 
Traction of drive electromechanical 
Emergency drive diesel engine 
Traction of emergency drive hydrostatic 

cabins data  
Grip type ?? 
Cab manufacturer Gangloff 
Cab model ?? 
Seating carpet 
Seat heater no 
Heater no 
Aircon no 
Persons per cab
Number of cabs 71 Stk
Cab distance 80 m
Cab interval 16,0 s
Garage type ground floor 
Garage place valley and mountain 
Garage direction forward 
Loading direction forward 

rope data  
Rope manufacturer Fatzer 
Length of haul rope ?? m
Total weight of haul rope ?? t
Haul rope diameter ?? mm
Nominal strength of haul rope ?? N/mm²
Breaking strength of rope ?? kN
Tensionstation haulrope Valley station 
Tension type hydraulical (controlled) 
Tension way ?? m

miscellaneous data  
Transport uphill 100 %
Transport downhill 100 %
Drive direction right 
Construction costs ?? CHF
Currency (Construction costs) Swiss franc 
Construction period 5 months
Seasontime ❄ ☀ all-season 
Evacuation ropeway yes 
Integrated rescue system yes 
Rope position control ?? 
Asset number (Trail map) ?? 

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Datas: 18/05/23

15315 visit(s) since 27/08/04
Last visit 19/07/24

Lift-ID: 5017
Place-ID: 2377