You can find more sophisticated dining at Café Diva, at the base of the mountain, or take a chairlift and then a moonlit snowshoe tour to sup at Ragnar's, a Norwegian restaurant at an elevation of 9,325 feet.
‘The guests don't even have to pay for anything other than the cost of the chairlift or cable car,’ he explains.
The local mountain-bike association's future plans include installing a chairlift to transport bikes and riders to the top of the mountain.
There would be chairlift access for disabled people to all floors.
‘Without the incredible help of the Macmillan nurses, who sorted everything out for us from wheelchairs and a chairlift to emotional support, I would have just blundered along on my own,’ he said.
By this stage we had only an hour to get back to the hut - raced part way back along the crater rim, down the mountain until we got to the top chairlift and begged a ride down from the Marley-listening operators.
Using a gas barbecue is like going rock climbing and taking the chairlift to the top of the mountain.
We decided that we would walk to Purple Mountain (Mt. Zhongshan) and catch the chairlift up to the top.
The number who had got on to the mountain was far fewer than when the old chairlift had been in operation, she added.
But I would plump for the chairlift which wheeches you up the stairs, a handy device if you have had a bottle or two too much of the tonic wine.