Sunbowl – Camelback, PA

This lift replaced two Borvig doubles in 2020.
The top terminal is located inside the summer waterpark.
Return bullwheel.
The top station unloads near the Sullivan Express, higher than the two old Sunbowl lifts.
Upper part of the lift line.
Middle part of the lift line.
Tower 1.
Alpen Star drive terminal.
Outside Doppelmayr Connect controls.
Tower 1.
Lower part of the lift line.
Tower 4 and the top station.
The upper terminal.
Tower 3.
Loading area.
Drive-tension station.
Side view of the lower station.

7 thoughts on “Sunbowl – Camelback, PA

  1. Collin Parsons November 21, 2020 / 2:37 pm

    Interesting how they installed that massive deck at the top. Seems like they intend to use this lift in the summer. It basically connects the hotel, indoor waterpark, mountain coaster, and alpine slide to the waterpark.

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  2. tlthemusical March 2, 2021 / 3:05 pm

    Whats up with the red sheaves?

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  3. ne_skier March 18, 2021 / 8:59 am

    You’d think that if they advertised a fixed grip lift as high speed they’d at least do the bare minimum and install a loading carpet, right?

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    • Ryan March 18, 2021 / 12:08 pm

      well it does have 3 speeds… Slow.. fast.. Faster..

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    • zjroeber March 22, 2021 / 1:04 pm

      The red sheaves are actually for electrical grounding. The red part is rubber. The grounding sheaves are meant to manage static electricity that builds up from vibrations and friction that occurs normally from lift operations. I am not sure what (if any) role they play when a lift is struck by lighting. You will usually see grounding sheaves on depression and compression assemblies with a significant rope deflection, because those sheaves see more pressure and vibration as a result of the deflection load relative to sheaves with a minimal deflection.

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      • HLthemusical April 8, 2021 / 11:05 am

        Thanks!

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