Chet’s Dream – Loveland, CO

This Leitner-Poma detachable quad became the first high speed lift at Loveland in 2018.
It replaced a Yan triple known as Chair 1.
Tower 2.
A three section tower.
The lift line is short and steep with a ride time under five minutes.
Tower 7 near the summit.
Arriving at the return terminal.
Side view of the top station.
View up the lift line at tower 6.
Lower lift line.
Tower 1 and the drive station.
Loading area and maintenance rail.
Side view of the top terminal.
The entire lift line.
Another view of the bottom station.

7 thoughts on “Chet’s Dream – Loveland, CO

  1. GreatEight January 28, 2019 / 3:58 pm

    What are the black things on the safety bar?
    I’ve seen them on a couple of the new LPA lifts.


    • Peter Landsman January 28, 2019 / 4:10 pm

      They are called KidStop. As the name suggests, they help prevent small children from sliding under the bar. Skytrac sells them now in addition to Leitner-Poma.

      Liked by 1 person

      • Owen March 26, 2019 / 6:00 pm

        I get the idea, but there are better ways to accomplish that purpose. The way the bars have the kid restrained on Black Mountain Express at a basin is much more comfortable for riders, as it doesn’t restrict leg movement.


        • LH July 10, 2020 / 6:16 pm

          Looks like the kid stop stops people from lowering the bar, not too many people using the bar in those pictures. I hope they dont implement them here, i can see them being uncomfortable and our local resorts mandate lowering the bar.


        • pbropetech July 12, 2020 / 2:11 pm

          Looks that way, but no. They’re hinged and spring-loaded so that they adjust to varying leg sizes.


  2. Kaden K March 5, 2019 / 6:44 pm

    I think the chairs on this lift look cool!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Donald Reif June 1, 2019 / 1:00 am



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