Mystic Express – Mt. Norquay, AB

View up from the base.
Early Poma Omega terminal.
Tower 4.
Breakover towers.
Top terminal in sad shape.
Lower lift line.
Drive station and towers 1-2.

4 thoughts on “Mystic Express – Mt. Norquay, AB

  1. John.U,26 January 30, 2020 / 8:38 am

    Why don’t they upgrade more of their lifts to detachables? They all seem in need of an upgrade.


    • Somebody January 30, 2020 / 10:00 am

      1. Cost
      2. Limited demand
      3. North American is the only line long enough to warrant a detachable


  2. Somebodyelse September 15, 2020 / 7:48 pm

    Early Omega or early Challenger terminal? (second picture)


    • Donald Reif September 15, 2020 / 8:05 pm

      This and the Zephyr Express were the prototypes for the Challenger terminal:

      1990 was a transition year, since that was also the last year of the Competition terminals, which appeared that year on the Beaver Run SuperChair and North Ridge Express.

      These Challenger terminals were prototypes, so could only attain top speeds of around 800 fpm. They were refined for the 1991 season with the High Lonesome Express…

      ..and a full length version designed for 1,000 fpm operation debuted in 1992:


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