Mach 1 Express – Mt. Holly, MI

This is one of only two detachable quads in southern Michigan.
Although called Mach 1, this is actually lift number 3.
Lift overview.
The line has 6 Poma towers.
Arriving at the return.
Compact Poma Challenger terminal.
Terminal underskin.
Looking down the line.
Upper lift line.
Side view of the top station.
Five of the lift’s six towers.

3 thoughts on “Mach 1 Express – Mt. Holly, MI

  1. Teddy's Lift World January 31, 2020 / 5:18 am

    Isn’t this a Poma Challenger not a Competition? It’s also one of the only lifts with Omega carriers that don’t have bars.


    • Donald Reif January 31, 2020 / 6:46 am

      Competition terminals are longer and have three masts.

      Challenger terminals have two masts and come in two varieties. There’s the longer variant for lifts that run over 1,000 fpm:

      What this lift has is Challenger terminals of the shorter variety that’s capped to a top speed of 900 fpm, like seen on Winter Park’s TB-41s:


  2. Skiz January 31, 2020 / 6:06 am

    There are actually 3 south Michigan detaches, here, bittersweet, and crystal mtns. And boyne s 6&4highspeeds


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