TWELVE DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS TRIVIA COUNTDOWNPosted by Kim Filler
1. How did the Gondola earn the nickname the silver bullet?
Back in the 80’s previous Steamboat ski area President, Hans Geier commissioned a first of its kind 8 person gondola. After it had been constructed a series of load tests to ensure everything was working correctly needed to be carried out. The obvious choice for a Colorado ski resort was cases of Coors Silver Bullet beer of course. The cars were filled with beer, the tests successfully completed, and the gondola earned a new nickname.