The 10 passenger, Poma standing gondola spans 1500 feet across Route 108 in less than two minutes. Named "Over Easy," the new lift can transport 3400 people per hour between the two mountains and adds a new dimension to the Stowe experience. Vermont Governor Jim Douglas, in his remarks at the ribbon cutting ceremony, called it "an important milestone in Stowe Mountain Resort's extraordinary renaissance." According to Stowe's president Hank Lunde: "skiers can access the varied terrain and trails of both Mt. Mansfield and Spruce Peak quickly, conveniently..."