IV – Mont Sutton, QC

This workhorse lift services the upper mountain.
Loading area and motor room.
The first part of the lift line is relatively flat.
View down near the summit.
Arriving up top.
Top bullwheel.
Upper terminal.
View down the line.
Tower 10 only supports the heavy side.
The first few towers.
Looking up the line.
Uphill end of the bottom station.
Another view of nearly the entire line.

3 thoughts on “IV – Mont Sutton, QC

  1. Skristiansen February 15, 2020 / 1:45 pm

    Why do all of these late 80’s Doppelmayrs up in Quebec use the old equipment even after the Ej chairs have been developed and used in the US?

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    • Max Hart February 15, 2020 / 2:29 pm

      Not sure, but the the chairs with the more rounded bails were used on most Doppelmayr lifts in the east from the mid-1980s up until 1990ish. The more square bails were used until the mid-1980s (if you looks at Lift II @ Sutton you can see both bail styles in the same picture as that lift has a chairs with both bail styles). I don’t think the rounded bails were ever used out west. I want to say that the first EJs in the east were on the Tremblant Express in 1988, which had bubbles until it was relocated.

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    • Joe Blake April 3, 2020 / 9:35 pm

      Cos the carriers with the rounded shoulders are way more æsthetically purtier.

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