Picture of the LAF cable car cabin during the revision from above with a view of the winter forest in the background


To ensure the safety and comfort of our guests, the LAF system undergoes a comprehensive annual safety revision. Our team performs routine maintenance and makes any necessary repairs to the system, including towers, cabins, brakes and cables. The entire LAF is also given a thorough cleaning.

LAF has been be suspended from Monday, 1 March to Friday, 26 March 2021.

Read a day-by-day account of the revision at or


Employee Cristiano during the annual revision

Why does the maintenance work take so long?

During the revision, we service our entire cable car system according to manufacturer or provider specifications. Certain aspects of the revision must be performed at intervals, whether the aspect being tested is a fixed-time or condition-based operation (such as performance in relation to running time). Much of this work is done outside regular operating hours. Involved jobs or special inspections cannot, however, be completed on either side of our regular hours. Which is why we typically halt service, Monday to Friday, for three weeks.

2022 audit
Next year’s audit will take place from Monday, 7 March through to Friday, 25 March. In addition to the regular maintenance work to be carried out at the valley station, both haulage rope deflecting pulleys, which date back to 1954, will be replaced. 


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    Picture of LAF cable car cabin during revision from below
    Employee's Cristiano and Frank during the annual revision
    Employee Cristiano during the annual revision