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Palm springs tram

We saw the hand springs air cable car and also treked in the state park.

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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, California

Join us to experience the breathtaking journey up the large cliffs of Chino Canyon throughout our two-and-one-half mile ascent to an excellent wild aboard Hand Springs Aerial Tramway, the world’s biggest turning tramcar, in Hand Springs, The Golden State, UNITED STATES during our journey on Aug. 13, 2011.

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway was opened up in September 1963 as a way of receiving from the floor of the Coachella Valley to near the top of San Jacinto Peak as well as was created in sturdy Chino Canyon. Prior to its building, the only way to the top of the mountain was to hike for several hrs from Idyllwild.

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway lies in the tough Chino Canyon on the north edge of Palm Springs and also is concerning two hrs by auto from Los Angeles and San Diego.

Since the destination’s opening in September 1963, over 12 million individuals have been securely delivered by the Tramway right into the stunning mountains ignoring the Coachella Valley.

The 12-and-and-a-half minute trip starts at the Valley Station at 2,643 ft (806 m) and also skips North America’s sheerest mountain face with 5 life zones on its means to the Mountain Station at 8,516 feet (2,596 m) above mean sea degree. Travelers start in the Sonoran Desert and also get to a towering forest.

The flooring of the 18 ft (5.5 m) size aerial tram-cars rotates constantly, making 2 complete transformations throughout the period of the journey to ensure that the guests can see in all directions without moving. With a maximum ability of 80 passengers it is the biggest of the 3 turning aerial trams in the world. The various other “Rotair” aerial cable cars are situated in Cape Town, South Africa and Titlis, Switzerland.

Guests get off at the Mountain Station in the towering wild of Long Valley and Mount San Jacinto State Park. Both stations have gift stores specializing in Aerial Tramway-related merchandise as well as instructional toys. It was produced by Palm Springs tv station KESQ-TV with voiceovers offered by Palm Springs radio personalities.

The view on top can extend northward for greater than 200 mi (320 km) on a clear day, completely to Mount Charleston north of Las Vegas, Nevada. Sights to the east as well as west can extend as for 75 mi (121 km). California’s Salton Sea is clearly noticeable to the southeast.

If you go:


1 Tramway Rd
Palm Springs.

CA 92262, USA. Phone: +1 -760 -325 -1391.

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Mountain Station Geographical Coordinates 33.813131 ° N 116.638267 ° W.

Official Palm Springs tourism Website:

History songs: Indian Summer by Chris Botti (Album: A Thousand Kisses Deep, Copyright © Sony Music Entertainment Inc.).

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Palm Springs, California – Palm Springs Aerial Tramway HD (2012)

Palm Springs, The Golden State – Hand Springs Aerial Tramway HD

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in Palm Springs, California is the biggest rotating airborne tramway in the world. It was opened in September 1963 as a means of obtaining from the floor of the Coachella Valley to relatively near the top of San Jacinto Peak as well as was built in rugged Chino Canyon. Before its construction, the only means to the top of the mountain was to trek a variety of hrs from Idyllwild.

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The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

Entrance to a National Monument

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is a significant gateway to the Santa Rosa San Jacinto Mountains National Monument going across the southerly side of the Coachella Valley-officially marked a cherished natural as well as social source by a special act of the U.S. Congress in 2000.
Numerous of the monolith’s lovely hiking trails start at the top of the Tramway as well as cross the San Jacinto Mountains to the borders of Idyllwild.
A variety of the monument’s pets and also plants are found in the Mr. San Jacinto State Park and also Wilderness Area– mountain lions, bighorn lamb, coyotes as well as raccoons to pines, yucca, irritable pear and poppies.