Eagle Peak Accelerator – Willamette Pass, OR

Stealth III top terminal turnaround.
Breakover towers.
Top terminal and unloading ramp.
Return station from below.
Underneath the top station.
Looking down the lift line.
Lower part of the line.
Steep upper lift line.
Garaventa chairs with AK grips.
Bottom terminal in the main base area.
Bottom terminal side view with towers 1 and 2.
Drive operator house and chair coming in to the 90-degree load.
Lift line from the base.
Stealth drive terminal.
Work chair.
Gondola cabins for summer use.
CWA Omega III cabin.
Doppelmayr Worldbook entry.

12 thoughts on “Eagle Peak Accelerator – Willamette Pass, OR

  1. Cameron Halmrast January 14, 2019 / 11:00 am

    It should be noted that this lift no longer runs at its designed speed of 5.6 m/s, but rather around 450 fpm. From one of the fastest detachables in North America to the slowest.


    • Michael January 14, 2019 / 11:34 am

      Why only 450 fpm, Cameron?


      • Cameron Halmrast January 14, 2019 / 1:27 pm

        Wish I knew. It could be a cost savings measure as its been running this speed so far for the season from what I’ve heard from locals. Willamette Pass was pretty quiet yesterday. Skier count looked to be about 150 people.

        Liked by 2 people

    • Collin Parsons January 19, 2019 / 7:52 pm

      Well they wanted to trade it for a fixed grip so what do you expect?


    • Brett b Krenzelok December 11, 2022 / 9:07 pm

      Ran this lift just today at 800fpm


  2. Joshua March 21, 2019 / 9:35 am

    So is this lift permanently closed or is this resort planning to upgrade this lift or something?

    Liked by 1 person

    • Cameron Halmrast March 21, 2019 / 1:23 pm

      No, it’s the only lift that allows access to Peak 2.


  3. Joe Blake August 19, 2020 / 10:16 pm

    Is there any Doppelmayr in this lift? Looks like all pre-merger Garaventa CTEC. Curiosity alone, even though it sounds judgy.


    • Cameron Halmrast August 20, 2020 / 1:26 pm

      Nope. 100% Garaventa CTEC Stealth III. Only Doppelmayr CTEC are the name plates.


  4. wjmerriman September 9, 2021 / 10:33 pm

    Would these chairs work on Six Shooter at Big Sky? I know they were looking for some a while back. 3000 pph seems like way overkill for a resort like this. Seems like they could sell off a few!


    • Cameron Halmrast September 10, 2021 / 8:00 am

      They would, although several carriers have been taken off the lift and now there is a huge gap between carrier 62 and carrier 1. The 3000 pph was also set this way when the lift was operating at 1200 fpm. Now I believe it operates at 900 fpm, so the hourly capacity has dropped.


  5. Ryan March 30, 2022 / 11:25 am

    Are they still trying to sell this thing?


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