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Aerial Tram Definition


Definition: An aerial tram is a large cabin suspended from one or two cables that are suspended above the ground by towers that is often used to transport skiers and snowboarders up a mountain. An aerial tram differs from a gondola in that a gondola is attached to a continuously circulating cable, while a tram moves back and forth on a cable.
The longest vertical run in the U.S. can be ridden by taking the aerial tram at Jackson Hole.

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