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Big Sky: Swift Current 6 chairlift construction

America's Fastest 6-Place Chairlift

Coming Winter 2021, Swift Current 6 is the next step in Big Sky Resort's transformational 2025 Vision

Replacing the Swift Current high-speed quad, this new state-of-the-art chairlift will increase uphill capacity out of the Mountain Village base area by up to 50%. A gearless drive makes for whisper-quiet operations and significantly improves energy efficiency. On the hill, the new 90-degree unload will exit skiers toward the bowl on Jay Walk, creating a smoother skier flow. Equipped with Big Sky Blue weatherproof bubbles, ultrawide heated seats, and individual headrests and footrests, this highly anticipated upgrade will offer unrivaled comfort and speed on the mountain.

Fast Facts
Unrivaled speed: 1,200 feet per minute/6 meters per second
Up to 50% increase in uphill capacity, consistently transporting 3,000 skiers per hour
24 conical towers
126 chairs
Bike carriers for summer mountain biking access
Ergonomically-designed, ultrawide heated seats
Individual headrests and footrests
Weatherproof Big Sky Blue Bubble
Automatically unlocking safety bars
Adjustable loading carpet

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