Sanctuaries in the Snow

The Silver Queen Gondola Plaque (Aspen Mountain)

The Silver Queen Gondola Plaque is near the base of the Gondola on Aspen Mountain.  It was "dedicated January 10, 1987 on Aspen's 40th anniversary as a ski resort."  It states that it is "the world's greatest vertical rise single stage gondola."  Among the names listed at the bottom of the plaque are Marvin Davis and the Crown Family.

See this article in the Aspen Times: Monday November 21, 2011, Silver anniversary for Aspen's Silver Queen, Gondola redefined how Aspen Mountain was skied starting in 1986-87 winter, by Scott Condon:

This item is part of a Facebook photo album that covers various signs and plaques on Aspen Mountain (you do not need to have a Facebook account in order to view the album):

A photo of it is below.

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