Funicular would move skiers, hotel guests up steep hill to the 1A lift
Developers behind a new hotel plan near Lift 1A are proposing a cable railway system known as a funicular that would transport people up a steep hill from Dean Street to the base of Aspen Mountain.
The funicular would roughly trace the path of the historic Life One alignment, which begins in Willoughby Park. The alignment follows a city park that splits private property that was approved for a timeshare project known as the Lift One Lodge in 2011. That property changed hands earlier this year to a separate group not affiliated with the developers proposing the cable car.
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