Snow King’s New Lift Opens This Weekend

Snow King Mountain is a busy place.
Snow King Mountain is a busy place with crews simultaneously building a chairlift, mountain coaster, base lodge and alpine slide.

Snow King Mountain and Doppelmayr load tested the new Rafferty quad chairlift last week.  It will open along with a revamped alpine slide this weekend.  The opening is about 15 days behind schedule – not bad considering the scope of Snow King’s transformation.  This marks the debut of Doppelmayr’s new Alpen Star drive-tension terminal and their new, simplified control system.  The lift has mid-station unloading and will operate year-round.  A mountain coaster and treetop adventure park will follow in August with a new base lodge debuting this winter.  Meanwhile, the Doppelmayr crew has moved across the valley to build the new Teton Lift.

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2 thoughts on “Snow King’s New Lift Opens This Weekend

  1. Doppelmayr FTW! May 4, 2016 / 10:04 am

    Does the Alpine-Star terminal have any limitations on the vertical rise it can achieve? like the Eco-Drive only able to do 500 vertical at 2400 pph?

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