Sweet Express – Bittersweet, MI

This detachable was relocated to this new alignment in 2021.
Unloading area up top.
Side view of the return terminal.
Terminal underskin.
View up the short lift line at tower 2.
There is now a tower before tower 1 without a number and of a newer design than the rest of the towers.
Lower station overview.
View from the summit.
Tower 7 and the top terminal.
Lift line at tower 1, which is actually the second tower.

10 thoughts on “Sweet Express – Bittersweet, MI

  1. skier72 January 20, 2022 / 11:10 am

    Why though? What’s the point of relocating this lift? Is there something I’m missing here?


    • Myles Svec January 20, 2022 / 2:33 pm

      They are building a new detach quad in the original alignments place this summer.


      • ShangRei Garrett January 20, 2022 / 3:47 pm

        Why didn’t they just keep Sweet where it was and build the new one in this alignment?


        • Myles Svec January 20, 2022 / 4:13 pm

          They were originally going to make the new lift a six pack, but I think they didn’t have a enough money to make it a six pack but they already were moving the lift when that happened.

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  2. Donald Reif January 21, 2022 / 6:29 am

    The reason for the new tower is because this had an integrated portal assembly in the original alignment.


  3. Lily February 14, 2022 / 9:24 pm

    I didn’t think detachable lifts without safety/comfort bars existed


  4. Lily February 18, 2022 / 3:03 pm

    This looks to be on the Poison Ivy alignment, with the new Sweet Express built on the original alignment. No clue why they did that as I’d assume it would have been much cheaper to build a new quad on Poison Ivy as that would be only 1 lift instead of 2.


    • Craig Smallegan February 26, 2022 / 7:59 pm

      They’re actually replacing the Snowberry lift with the new High speed quad. I went there a few weeks ago and that was the sign on the snowberry lift. This may make some sense as it loads about the same spot as their beginner lift as well as how they re-did some of their interior lodge and patio space this past year.


  5. Craig Smallegan February 26, 2022 / 7:55 pm

    Welcome to Michigan where safety is optional. Lol.


  6. Matt foster April 19, 2022 / 7:28 pm

    Yes if he can’t stay on the left for the approximate minute and 30 seconds you probably should not be on a ski lift


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