Seven Springs Announces New Avalanche Quad

One of the very first CTEC lifts built way back in 1979 is being retired from Seven Springs Mountain Resort. Doppelmayr will construct a new Alpen Star quad in its place on the Avalanche slope this summer. The new lift will transport 2,400 skiers per hour with a ride time of just 4.3 minutes. “Our new Doppelmayr chairlift will greatly improve our guest experience on the front face of the mountain allowing for many more runs each day,” said Joel Rerko, Seven Springs Director of Mountain Operations. “We continue to be committed to our season passholders, homeowners and growing the sport as a whole. After coming off an incredible winter, we cannot wait to unveil it this coming ski season.”

The Avalanche quad will follow a new alignment ending closer to the top of Tyrol. It will feature 7 towers, 88 chairs and a 200 horsepower electric motor. The lift will be 1,956 feet in length and will cover 492 vertical feet. Construction is already underway and scheduled to be completed by November.

6 thoughts on “Seven Springs Announces New Avalanche Quad

  1. Utah Powder Skier May 6, 2021 / 8:30 am

    What’s with the Leitner chairs on the tweet? Is there not enough EJ chair stock footage to work with?


    • Michael May 6, 2021 / 10:14 am

      UPS- Marketing doesn’t know the difference…

      Liked by 2 people

    • Anthony May 6, 2021 / 10:03 am

      It’s under construction.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. theincsupport May 6, 2021 / 1:45 pm

    I’m glad to see more alpenstars go in, I think they look fantastic.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. pnwrider May 6, 2021 / 2:24 pm

    Glad to see a ski resort finally have the guts to install a quad chairlift with a 2,400 hourly capacity!

    I’ve been rather annoyed with the modern standard for a quad chairlift, fixed or detachable, having an hourly capacity in the ballpark of 1,400-2,000pph, and making lines take forever compared to a much older fixed grip or detachable quad from the eighties or nineties chewing through the lift queues like it’s nothing.

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