Leitner-Poma to Build New Quad at Sasquatch Mountain

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North America will be down to 56 operating Mueller lifts after this double chair is no more.

The original chairlift from Sasquatch Mountain Resort’s inaugural 1969-70 season will be replaced this summer with a Leitner-Poma fixed grip quad chair.  The new 4,000 foot lift will supplant a classic Mueller center pole double called Skyline, which rises just over 1,000 vertical feet.

Sasquatch, situated along a gravel road north of the fast growing city of Chilliwack, British Columbia, also features a Doppelmayr triple chair and newer Mueller beginner lift.  Back in December 2017, the resort announced a used Doppelmayr detachable quad chair would replace Skyline, a project which did not end up happening.

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Sasquatch Mountain used to be known as Hemlock Valley Resort and is operated by the Berezan Hospitality Group.

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7 thoughts on “Leitner-Poma to Build New Quad at Sasquatch Mountain

  1. reaperskier March 16, 2019 / 3:46 pm

    Why didn’t they install the detachable quad? And is the detach quad they were going to get going to mission ridge?

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    • Peter Landsman March 16, 2019 / 4:15 pm

      I don’t think it is the same one. The high speed quad earmarked for Sasquatch was a non-bubble from Sölden and made it as far as somewhere in Canada. The Mission Ridge one has bubbles and could be from anywhere in Europe.

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      • reaperskier March 16, 2019 / 4:54 pm

        could sasquatch eventually convert the new fixed grip quad into a detachable?

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  2. Peter Landsman March 16, 2019 / 7:12 pm

    Looking like there may be 5-6 new Alphas built this year. So much for the Monarch taking over all of the fixed grip side for the L-P Group. Crazy how fixed grips account for 70 percent of all the projects so far.

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    • Dhowe March 17, 2019 / 9:43 pm

      Is that because less busy mountains are placing orders now? If so, that’s a good sign

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      • Ryan March 17, 2019 / 11:21 pm

        A good season with lots of snow is a good seller for investors.

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    • John March 19, 2019 / 8:05 am

      We’re one of them. We are, however, installing a SkyTrac return tension terminal at Blackjack, since we have make room for the aforementioned Alpha.

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