Blue – Bousquet Mountain, MA

This lift services intermediate terrain and is the only original chairlift which remained after the 2020 purchase of Bousquet.
Drive equipment movable on a track.
Another look at the drive bullwheel.
Looking up the line.
Lower station overview.
Lift towers with added frames.
Tower 7.
Looking down the line.
Bullwheel unloading.
Center pole Hall chairs with bars are quite rare.
Top station set up for summer operations.
The last span of the lift.

4 thoughts on “Blue – Bousquet Mountain, MA

  1. sullivanq August 12, 2020 / 9:06 pm

    Depending on how they do, I really hope the new owners do something with this lift in the coming years. It could use some upgrades and a full blown replacement. I have seen so many people, especially snowboarders have trouble loading with the center pole chairs. I personally don’t have trouble with them but they can be a little irritating.


    • Joe Blake November 25, 2020 / 1:12 pm

      I feel like the solution to any snowboard-specific problem is to ski. That’s my two very worn-out pennies.


  2. Tyler Baroody November 25, 2020 / 8:57 am

    It’s one of 2 operational CP chairlifts in New England!


  3. Raidy February 3, 2022 / 11:03 am

    i feel like not all snowboarders really know how to board a center pole: my aunt has snowboarded since she was young and she grew up on center poles and that’s why she learned how to ride one. I think the snowboarders just need to keep trying and experiment with different body positions to figure out which one is best for boarding a center pole. u can become a natural at those lifts if you practice long enough. And i know this is true cause my aunt is really good at boarding these center poles after years of practice.


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