| Projects | Current | 2021-05-11

Seven Springs Mountain Resort to install new chairlift


Seven Springs proudly announces the installation of a new chairlift for the 21-22 season!

This state-of-the-art Doppelmayr Alpen Star fixed grip quad chairlift will replace the existing, venerable Avalanche lift.

“Our new Doppelmayr chairlift will greatly improve our guest experience on the front face of the mountain allowing for many more runs each day,” said Joel Rerko, Seven Springs Director of Mountain Operations. “Travel time will now be only 4 Minutes, and 21 Seconds to the top; less time on the lift and shorter lift lines equal more time on the snow! We continue to be committed to our season passholders, homeowners and growing the sport as a whole. After coming off an incredible winter, we cannot wait to unveil it this coming ski season!”

The New Avalanche Lift will increase uphill capacity from 1800 to 2400 people per hour and will unload closer to the top of Tyrol Chairlift, allowing for better access to Stowe Slope and Trail. (No more plodding across the top to get back to the lodge!) It will feature 7 towers, 88 chairs and a 200 horsepower electric motor. The lift will be 1,956 feet in length from loading station to unloading station and will cover 492 vertical feet.

The new lift will greatly enhance the experience and capacity for the youth and Racing Programs that are based at Seven Springs, and also the many youth and racing programs that visit the mountain each season.

“WPRC is grateful to call Seven Springs home,” said Jim DiBiase, The Western Pennsylvania Race Club Program Director. “It is always comforting knowing that we are working together with an organization whose goals align with ours. We are very excited to see Seven Springs continue to support the next generation of skiers and their continued commitment to invest in the area we all call home.”

Bid farewell to our loyal friend Avalanche, Seven Springs and partner Doppelmayr began to dismantle the old lift this month. The NEW lift is scheduled to be completed prior to the 2021/2022 ski season!

This is yet another way Seven Springs is holding true to their commitment to its season passholders and to the sport we all love. After an incredible winter that included some turns in April, Seven Springs cannot wait to unveil it this coming season!

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