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ropeway

(rōp′wā″)
A guidewire, esp. one used to cannulate a narrow orifice, such as the sphincter of Oddi.
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The construction of aerial tramway will be started immediately after the presentation, he said.
The resort celebrates the 30th year of the Meije Glaciers Aerial Tramway, its only lift, with the launch of a fidelity card offering discounts on lift passes and goodies in the cable car shop.
Why, there even will be an aerial tramway that will whiz workers and materials from land to sea.
But several years later, they did succeed in halting the development of a ninety-acre resort complex destined for the forested slopes and summit of Gros Piton, where guests were to be transported by an aerial tramway.
A wide range of topics is covered, including the Santa Fe Railway's failed attempt to gain approval for a trans-canyon aerial tramway; the mission of the Arizona Civil Conservation Corps; and the evolution of the hard-hulled rowboats used before the advent of inflatable rafts.
Locals desperate to escape the heat only have to take the Aerial Tramway cablecar, which rises 8,516ft to the summit of Mount Jacinto.
The world's longest double reversible bi-cable aerial tramway, the wheelchair-accessible Sandia Peak Tram, travels 2.7 miles from the base of the foothills northeast of the city to the top of the 10,400-foot-high Sandia Peak.
Getting there is half the fun: a SeaBus ride across Burrard Inlet to Vancouver's wilder North Shore, city bus to the Grouse Mountain Skyride, and an exhilarating lift by aerial tramway to the "Peak of Vancouver." City dwellers can rise from snow-free sea level to white-capped mountaintop in the time it takes to sip a cappuccino in a Gastown cafe.
The aerial tramway and selected portions of the remodel will remain open to visitors, who number about 250,000 per year.
Call something the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and you'd expect a grand network of vehicles plying their trade back and forth in a crowded sky.
Bruce Hutton suggested the construction of an aerial tramway to relieve vehicular traffic on the park road and improve the visitor experience.
You need a head for heights at Grouse Mountain, just 15 minutes from Downtown Vancouver, but the panoramic vistas of city, sea and mountains leave you breathless as the Skyride, North America's largest aerial tramway system, whisks you to the top.