Photo: Prepping lifts for the season

Nate Abbott, mountain maintenance manager, right, and James Hansen, a maintenance mechanic, tie down and fill up garbage containers as they conduct load testing Monday on the Hooter Chairlift at Eaglecrest Ski Area. With a fresh dusting of snow on the ground, nearly 400 pounds were loaded onto each set of chairs while motors and braking systems were checked out for the upcoming season.

Nate Abbott, mountain maintenance manager, right, and James Hansen, a maintenance mechanic, tie down and fill up garbage containers as they conduct load testing Monday on the Hooter Chairlift at Eaglecrest Ski Area. With a fresh dusting of snow on the ground, nearly 400 pounds were loaded onto each set of chairs while motors and braking systems were checked out for the upcoming season.

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