Sea to Sky Gondola says up to 20 cabins, main cable need replacement after collapse

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As RCMP continue to investigate Saturday’s collapse of the Sea to Sky Gondola, the popular tourist attraction says most of its gondola cabins and the main cable will have to be replaced.The gondola posted an update Monday estimating it will have to bring in 18 to 20 new cabins before it can reopen. When that will happen still remains unclear.The cabins were damaged after RCMP believe the main cable was cut around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, causing the rope to fall. No one was injured in the collapse.READ MORE: Wedding planners, tourism industry scramble in wake of Sea to Sky Gondola collapsePolice are treating the incident as a criminal investigation, with charges of mischief or vandalism possible.The attraction has been behind police tape all weekend, with crews canvassing the wide area between both ends of the gondola with help from a RCMP helicopter.Sea to Sky Gondola says the damage could end up costing millions of dollars, including repair costs and lost revenue during the busy summer tourism season.WATCH: Sea to Sky Gondola closures

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