[VIDEO] Need to Get Some Heavy Equipment Up a Mountain? Try a Cable Car System

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Remote jobsites with difficult terrain pose some substantial logistical challenges when it comes to getting equipment and materials on site.  I’ve seen several different methods used in the past, such as heavy equipment carrying blimps, cargo planes, helicopters, and the Fat Truck, but I recently came across a new method: a cable car.

Much like a ski lift, these cable car systems run up a hill side, but instead of hauling up a couple of humans with some snowboards, these monsters are hauling materials and even heavy equipment to some of the world’s