Black Bear 6 – Camelback, PA

This relatively short bubble lift replaced an older Doppelmayr detachable in 2022.
Loading area.
Six seat bubble chair.
View riding out of the bottom terminal.
Tower 2.
Tower 4.
Support tower 5.
Hold down tower 6.
Breakover towers near the summit.
Arriving at the summit of Camelback Mountain.
Side view of the top terminal.
View from the summit.
Looking down the convex lift line.
D-Line chair with red springs.
Lower part of the lift line.
View up the middle part of the line.
Big combination assemblies on tower 3.
Bottom terminal.
Side view of the turnaround area.
Lift overview.
Downhill chair with closed bubble.
View back down the line.
Unloading area.
A storage facility can house all chairs next to the top station.
Side view of the return terminal.

5 thoughts on “Black Bear 6 – Camelback, PA

  1. Myles January 20, 2023 / 7:48 pm

    Why is the seat design not the same as seen on other D-Line bubble lifts? Is it an add on to get the race shaped seats? Also assuming by the length of the terminals this does not have auto locking bars.


    • pbropetech January 20, 2023 / 9:10 pm

      Much like Leitner, the ‘race’ or premium seats are an option. Kanc8 and Ramcharger have them but I can imagine they cost a fair amount more. As for the auto-locking footrests, the length of the terminal should not have anything to do with them.


      • Everett January 21, 2023 / 1:07 pm

        The locking bar system does require a terminal extension to ensure space for the mechanism, generally, an additional 2m section is needed on top of whatever length was needed without it for a given lift.

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  2. skibumbarnes January 20, 2023 / 9:33 pm

    This lift itself looks so nice; but what were they thinking with that text on the bottom terminal? Very ugly in my opinion, am I the only one who thinks this or?

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  3. liftnerd May 12, 2023 / 4:13 pm

    What are the opaque terminal panels made of?


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