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    Staff photo by David Leaming A large bull wheel sits idle above empty chairs on the King Pine chairlift at Sugarloaf on Monday.

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    Staff photo by David Leaming Brake handles and equipment hang down under a bull wheel at the base of the King Pine chairlift at Sugarloaf on Monday.

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    Staff photo by David Leaming Chairs 12 feet off the snow at the base of the King Pine chairlift are unused on Monday as an investigation into an accident on Saturday continued.

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    Staff photo by David Leaming The empty King Pine chairlift, seen on Monday, has been shut down since Saturday’s accident at Sugarloaf ski resort.

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    Staff photo by David Leaming Skier Zach Ronan said after arriving for a day of skiing at Sugarloaf Monday that he has full faith in the resort’s management of safety issues.

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    Staff photo by David Leaming Skier Rachael Dolloff, skiing at Sugarloaf on Monday, called the weekend chairlift accident a fluke”that will not deter her from skiing Sugarloaf.

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    Staff photo by David Leaming Skier Nathan Sanborn, of Portland, said that Saturday’s ski life accident at Sugarloaf won’t keep him off the slopes.

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    Staff photo by David Leaming Skier Jim Bowen, of Denver, said that he has no concerns about the safety of the equipment at Sugarloaf after Saturday’s accident.

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    Staff photo by David Leaming Skier Heather Sanborn said she has no worries about safety at the resort in the wake of Saturday’s accident, saying on Monday it is “safer to get on this lift than it is to get in my car.”

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    Sugarloaf spokesman Ethan Austin updates media on Saturday’s chairlift incident at the resort on Monday.

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    Staff photo by David Leaming Skier Jonah Baumm on Monday called the 27-year-old ski lift that sustained a mechanical failure at Sugarloaf on Saturday old and rickety and said it should be replaced.

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