Jupiter – Stevens Pass, WA

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Bottom tension station.
096
Lower station.
099
Lift line.
102
Riding up Jupiter.
112
Towers 15-17.
115
Top drive terminal.

12 thoughts on “Jupiter – Stevens Pass, WA

  1. A skier December 13, 2019 / 12:18 am

    I’ve heard rumors that this is going to Mission Ridge.

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    • Raj Thorp February 13, 2020 / 8:10 pm

      Nope. The lift was scrapped when it was removed

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      • Somebody February 13, 2020 / 9:47 pm

        A 1993 CTEC quad was scrapped? I’d find that one a bit hard to believe.

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        • David February 17, 2020 / 6:27 pm

          I heard that no other resort could take in this lift due to its profile. Also, there were many issues with the lift

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  2. Ski Washington September 4, 2020 / 10:15 am

    David you are right. While many resorts could have replaced parts and brought in new equipment, there were too many mechanical problems. Unfortunately, they had to scrap it for these reasons, as no other resort was willing to take it.

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    • Utah Powder Skier February 26, 2021 / 8:00 am

      Somehow the Homestake quad at Deer Valley was relocated to Olympic Park and it had “too many mechanical problems.” Also, the lift from Portal Vistas/ Moab Scenic Skyway got relocated to Whitefish and it had a very similar profile to this lift. The only thing I can think of would be that the asking price was too high.

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  3. Leonnard April 17, 2021 / 2:35 pm

    For all those folks that think the lift is going somewhere else it was actually scrapped. It was scrapped because of the insane profile and mechanical issues of it.

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    • Utah Powder Skier April 17, 2021 / 3:51 pm

      The mechanical problems would explain why Mission Ridge is rumored to have taken it. They do like to buy lifts that no other resort would think of buying. The lift was probably going to be scrapped and Mission Ridge got word of it, so they bought it. Olympic Park bought the Homestake lift from Deer Valley, which was removed due to mechanical issues. The rumors say that Mission Ridge bought a quad from Stevens Pass. I think this is the only quad Stevens Pass has removed, but I could be wrong.

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      • Myles Svec April 17, 2021 / 4:03 pm

        According to the spreadsheet Jupiter is the only quad they have removed.

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  4. Ben Eminger April 17, 2021 / 5:45 pm

    What problems did it have? We’ve got a very similar 1988 CTEC that was installed used to us in 2006 that has been very reliable and one of our best purchases to date, it lost the motor this season and as a result we’re replacing the drive (had the motor rebuilt mid season). Other than that it’s been very reliable and probably one of our best purchases to date (though the Chair 1/Bonanza replacement will probably top that).

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