Lewis & Clark – Big Sky, MT

This lift opened as part of Spanish Peaks and closed for a few years before being merged into Big Sky Resort.
View down the lift line.
Towers 1 and 2 next to sister lift Cabin.
Lower part of the lift line.
Upper line.
Every other chair has a bubble.
View down from the summit breakover.
Looking up the line in the summer.
Upper line.
Lift line overview from the future hotel site.
The lift seen during one of its mothballed seasons.
Doppelmayr CTEC Uni GS-station.
Bottom station.
The top terminal.
An open bubble chair.
Tower head #13.
Top terminal underskin.
This station unloads next to the Sacajawea lift.
Doppelmayr Worldbook entry.

4 thoughts on “Lewis & Clark – Big Sky, MT

  1. atc1701 December 25, 2019 / 9:11 am

    I find it interesting that this is the only Doppelmayr HSQ in North America to feature the European-design quad chairs without bubbles. Definitely for continuity with the bubble chairs. Also interestingly, they opted for a UNI-GS during construction when most ‘luxury’ resorts opted for the UNI-G (see Beaver Creek). Strange combination!


  2. skiz January 9, 2020 / 2:32 pm

    i find it interesting that if you look on earth, this liftline aligns exactly with meadows pulse lift’s liftline in YC.

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  3. Kaden K January 17, 2020 / 10:55 pm

    Why would a resort at the time chose a uni gs instead of a uni g?


    • Donald Reif January 18, 2020 / 9:38 am

      UNI-G was typically more expensive, I think; the same was the case for EJ chairs during that time period, which is the reason why only resorts like Beaver Creek splurged the extra money.


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