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Belleayre Express?

ne_skier

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Belleayre updated their website recently renaming the Superchief lift to the Belleayre Express. Is this actually happening? I haven’t seen any statement from their social media pages
 

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Well Liftblog updated the name, so looks pretty official now
 

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Guess they hopped on the don't offend anyone band wagon..Next they'll rename all the friggin runs..
The runs are the native names of geological features, right? Where as 'Super Chief' is just an english label for a native american. Are they renaming the tomahawk lift?
 

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Probably rename the whole place...oy
I don't think so. Same reason I don't think they will rename the runs. Using native names isn't offensive, but using a made up label for a native american is to many people.
 

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The runs are the native names of geological features, right? Where as 'Super Chief' is just an english label for a native american. Are they renaming the tomahawk lift?
95% of the names of the runs can be traced back to Native American origins or are names of geological features, although a lot of the geological features happen to also be named after Native-related things. The area's pretty heavy with Natives, and Belleayre happens to employ a few, although I doubt it was the locals who wanted that name changed. Tomahawk is still Tomahawk.
 

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Using native names isn't offensive, but using a made up label for a native american is to many people.
If by "many people", you mean white liberals attempting to virtue-signal in an overtly showy & public manner by using minorities as a tool with which to make themselves appear self-righteous, then yes, "many people" indeed.
 

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Just a friendly reminder guys that we should all try to be kind to each other here. It is thanksgiving tomorrow after all. :)
 

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If by "many people", you mean white liberals attempting to virtue-signal in an overtly showy & public manner by using minorities as a tool with which to make themselves appear self-righteous, then yes, "many people" indeed.
 

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