In the fall of
2000, Heavenly Valley installed a gondola with the largest diameter
rope in North America, 56MM 6x36 RLL Poly Core. Two reels of 13,000
feet each for a total of 26,000 feet were used, with two splices.
Each splice is 300 feet long with 15 foot tails.
RYER INC. to
do the splicing for this project. Over 30 Heavenly Valley employees
assisted, working 12 hours to make each splice.