Bonaventure – Jay Peak, VT

The first part of the lift line.
This lift was slated to be replaced with a six-pack in 2013. Instead, the bottom terminal was moved to make way for the new lodge and a new Doppelmayr CTEC tower added.
View up from the base.
Loading area.
Side view of the drive/tension terminal.
View up the lift line in fall.
The top terminal seen from the tram summit.
Breakover towers 17 and 18.
View down the lift line.
Top terminal underneath the tram line.
The return bullwheel and a tiny operator house.
Lift overview.

8 thoughts on “Bonaventure – Jay Peak, VT

  1. Dterry January 1, 2020 / 12:56 pm

    Not sure if it was better before the base was moved, but this lift has a higher incidence of loading problems. Rear entry, short load approach. It regularly stops at least 8-10 times per ride.


    • Collin Parsons January 1, 2020 / 3:27 pm

      I noticed it stops and slows very frequently. It really needs to be replaced with a detachable ASAP.


      • Donald Reif February 8, 2020 / 2:46 pm

        Making this a detachable quad, I could see them maybe being able to recycle the towers, or at least the tubes.


  2. Raj Thorp February 8, 2020 / 1:51 pm

    This lift says it was supposed to be replaced with a Six place in 2013, but how does that work. Would the lift be a standard fixed grip six, because I’ve never seen one, or would it be a high speed six


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