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Téléverbier SA and Télé-Thyon SA are working with the Swiss ropeway manufacturer Bartholet Maschinenbau AG to realise three new installations.

The year 2022 will bring exciting changes for the two ski lift companies of the 4 Vallées ski area in Verbier. The following major projects will be launched.
First of all, Téléverbier SA in Bruson will develop the sector with two major projects:

  1. Replacement of the fixed chairlift in La Pasay with a detachable 6-seater chairlift with weather hood. The journey time will be reduced from 11 to 5 minutes and the chair in the "Design by Porsche Design Studio" will allow guests to enjoy a ride with maximum comfort.
  2. Construction of a detachable 6-seater chairlift connecting la Pisse-Vache with Col de Chargerat.


Techincal data CLD6 Moay Pasay CLD6 Pissevache Chargerat
Type of lift Detachable chairlift with 6-seater chairs Detachable chairlift with 6-seater chairs
Altitude difference 542,4 m 462,7 m
Inclined length 1,485,3 m 1,523,6 m
Number of towers 12 13
Number of vehicles 52 49
Driving speed 6 m/s 5 m/s
Driving time 5 minutes 6 minutes
Capacity (initial) 1,600 - 2,000 p/h 1,600 p/h
Drive 530 kW/ 646 kW 400 kW / 479 kW
Rope 48 mm 46 mm

A new Téléporté Mixte installation is being built in Thyon, in La Matze, replacing the two cable cars currently in operation. The planned installation combines 6-seater chairs with 10-seater cabins and allows a transport capacity of 2,000 people per hour. This investment will allow, for the first time, pedestrian transport between Les Collons 1900 and Thyon 2000, while maintaining the main function, i.e. transporting skiers and especially beginners. In addition, the " Les Collons " ski lift will be replaced by a new ski lift. Parallel to the construction of the new cable car, a strong development of leisure activities will be realised. Planned is, in particular, a brand-new winter toboggan run.


Technical data TPM 6/10 Collons Thyon
Type of lift Téléporté Mixte with 6-places chairs and 10-places cabins
Altitude difference 230 m
Inclined length 875,8 m
Number of towers 7
Number of vehicles 28 chairs et 8 cabins
Driving speed 5 m/s
Driving time 4 minutes
Capacity 2,000 p/h
Drive 266 kW/ 334,6 kW
Rope 47 mm

Bartholet Maschinenbau AG with its headquarters in Flums, Switzerland, is a global leader in the field of ropeways, amusement park installations and mechanical engineering. A motivated and qualified team of more than 450 employees as well as a modern infrastructure guarantee a fast and customer-specific realization of complex projects. For more than 55 years, Bartholet Maschinenbau AG has been planning and building ropeways in mountain regions and increasingly also in urban environments. Innovative ideas and the development of new, trend-setting products enjoy a high priority at Bartholet.

Téléverbier SA and Télé-Thyon SA are delighted with this collaboration.