At MT deserves to be the highest in Europe, cable car

With MT in the beginning of the work, the highest in Europe cable car. Reported to the Tourist Service of “Rambler.Journey” with the reference to the company “resorts of the North Caucasus”, in the development of the tourism Cluster in the Region.

The upper Station of the cable car is located at a height of 3 847 meters, bottom — 3 455 meters above sea level. The way is with восьмиместными gondolas, its length is 1 675 meters and a bandwidth of 750 persons per hour. In the future it will be enlarged up to 1,5 thousand people per hour. In the year 2016 for the attraction of skiers is also planned, and a System of artificial snowmaking to extend the ski slope.

“We understand that this is only the first step. Still need the modern conditions, the infrastructure needs to the global Standards. And we also need to be the height of the 3 847 meters, to lift our Service”, — said the head of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria Yuri Коков.

Earlier it was reported that the cost for the construction of the cable car, in the territory of the special economic zone (SEZ) on one of the slopes of Elbrus, amounted to one billion euros.

According to the Ministry of resorts and tourism of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, in the last year of the Elbrus visited by 116 thousand people, and in the first quarter of 2015 already there rested 120 thousand people.