Lumberjack – Copper Mountain, CO

Lower portion of the lift line.
View up the line from near the bottom terminal.
Poma Delta tri-leg drive.
Loading zone.
Riding up the line.
Top station unload.
Fixed bullwheel.
View down from the summit.
Middle part of the lift line.
View back up the hill.

14 thoughts on “Lumberjack – Copper Mountain, CO

  1. Duncan October 26, 2018 / 8:14 am

    Is there a development up there now? Last time I was there, it was all woods.


    • GEORGE T January 11, 2019 / 8:47 am

      As of now, development has been limited to the bottom area and about 800 feet along the lift. Some massive homes. Some slope side. Some setback in forest.


  2. V3 January 10, 2019 / 6:31 pm

    I don’t see anyone doing a HST any time soon as the same capacity can be had with a quad or even a six and there are many advantages of using the larger lift.


  3. Connor May 13, 2019 / 6:03 pm

    Do poma lifts from this time have the lifting frames? If so why does this lift (and other poma triples here) not have them.


  4. Donald Reif September 29, 2019 / 11:30 pm

    This lift bears the distinction of being the only Poma keeping this part of the mountain from being segregated as the Doppelmayr section of the hill, since the other three lifts around it (Woodward, Kokomo and Timberline) are all Doppelmayrs.


    • Kaden K December 23, 2019 / 10:20 am

      The old Kokomo was a poma too.


    • pbropetech December 24, 2019 / 12:18 pm

      Pure coincidence. At one point we had three Pomas, three Yans, and a Heron serving this side.


  5. Tyler December 24, 2020 / 2:13 pm

    Does this have Yan towers? Riding it now and wondering if it was relocated from somewhere else


    • Utah Powder Skier December 24, 2020 / 2:18 pm

      The towers on this lift appear to be original Poma towers without lifting frames. Yan towers have a different appearance where the cross arm connects to the tower.


  6. Skitaos January 9, 2021 / 7:12 am

    When do they plan to replace this lift with a hsq? It is badly in need for an upgrade.


    • Billuh March 24, 2021 / 4:47 pm

      Is it, though? The only cats qualified to make that call are the mechanics. Say, if they’re spending all day fixing problems or can’t get parts, then yes. Otherwise, no. The rest is marketing.


      • pbropetech May 9, 2021 / 12:58 pm

        Mechanically this lift will spin for a while longer. I do weekly inspections during the winter and standard maintenance in the summer. There’s very little about it that bugs me, except the lack of lifting frames on the towerheads. Operationally it could use an upgrade to K-lift status- 1800 pph, 4 m/s, long load interval. That should make it run continuously without stopping and slowing all the time.


  7. Chairlift World March 31, 2023 / 8:28 pm

    There are some good shots of this lift in the 2016 Furry Ski Weekend video


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