Construction diary

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Published: 21. November 2017

Construction work continuing – Saanersloch slopes still closed

Snowmaking is also in full swing on the Saanersloch slopes. Due to the continuing construction work, the Saanersloch cableway has not yet started operating. Laying the concrete for the supporting foundations for the new gondola lift as well as the building of the new mountain station are still underway and should be completed before the heavy snow arrives.
Published: 07. November 2017

Mountain station is taking shape

The building work is fully underway, the first results are already visible at the mountain station.
Published: 27. October 2017

Construction work continues despite the first snowfall

Despite the winter weather this week, construction work has been continuing with the participating firms working as fast as they can. The ground floor for the new mountain station was concreted on Tuesday. The building site meeting was held at the 3rd lift pylon below the Euter Bar. And, as can be seen in the photos, the new supporting foundation has been reinforced, and will be concreted this Thursday.
Published: 18. October 2017

Video D-Line cable car

Published: 11. October 2017

The first supports for the new cable car arrived

The excavation for the most difficult support has been done. The next step was to reinforce and to concrete. Furthermore, the crane for the mountain station was installed.
Published: 10. October 2017

Video groundbreaking ceremony

Published: 03. October 2017

Groundbreaking ceremony took place

Construction work for the new Saanenmöser-Saanerslochgrat gondola lifts is already in progress. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on 3 October. And the planning and building approval documents have already been submitted for the new Gstaad-Eggli gondola lifts.



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