Jackson Hole closes tram for the season for coronavirus protocol

Jackson Hole
Photo credit: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Jackson Hole announced today they will be closing the tram as of Saturday, March 14 local time. 

The resort is taking significant steps to help reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 by specifically focusing on social distancing measures impacting the Resort’s standard operations.

The Aerial Tram will close and loading limited passengers on the Bridger and Sweetwater Gondolas will continue, though if you are part of the vulnerable population for this disease, JHMR asks skiers and riders to avoid riding their enclosed lifts.  

Improved social distancing in all facilities and lift lines will entail with increased crowd management.  Preventative operational measures to food and beverage outlets will also take effect with procedures including closure of two self-serve buffets at Rendezvous Lodge and Solitude Station.

Enhanced cleaning of all restaurants, common spaces and public facilities including enclosed lifts, restrooms, and buses. 

Heightened handwashing and sick guidelines for all employees and front-line personnel.

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