Epic Mountain Resort’s newly opened Base-to-Peak® Epic Magic Carpet® suffered an excessive backlash in its opening week, with a large plurality of locals condemning the raise system as “total bullshit” and “an entire waste of cash, time and hours on the hill.”

Magic Carpet Replaces Tram, Locals Are Pissed 1

The magic carpet takes the place of the ski vicinity’s 57-yr-old beloved tram, Tammy McTramface, which turned into these days decommissioned and repurposed for scrap steel to be used in building out Epic Mountain Resort’s booming rental real estate investments.

According to reviews, Epic Mountain Resort skiers, snowboarders—and refrained from snowbladers—were developing increasingly more distressed with the lengthy uphill load time, with the magic carpet reportedly taking kind of one hour and 37 mins to ascend the ski place’s three, one hundred ft of vertical rise.

In a carefully worded advertising and marketing announcement, Epic Mountain Resort spokesperson Abby Matthews redirected all responsibility for the new uphill infrastructure, spinning the news as a “win-win” for snow-sports enthusiasts and the ski industry at massive.

“Epic Resorts is proud to be pioneering new, innovative ways to offer Epic on-hill reports for our visitors,” the assertion reads. “We acknowledge that Tammy McTramface was a beloved icon. However, we’re positive that the Epic Mountain community will develop to like the Epic Magic Carpet®, simply as an awful lot—notwithstanding the Epic wait time.”

Many locals—pissed off by the sluggish conveyor belt tram—vented their anger through social media, swearing never to buy an Epic Mountain Resort pass once more.

“The best factor ‘magic’ approximately that magic carpet is that I can take magical mushrooms at the bottom and be completely peaking by the point I’m on the pinnacle,” Epic Mountain neighborhood, Robert “Scuzzy” Johnson told TGR. “At least the visuals could be epic.”

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