New $6.5 Million Chairlift Opens @ Mt. Bachelor Tomorrow

New $6.5 Million Chairlift Opens @ Mt. Bachelor Tomorrow


New $6.5 Million Chairlift Opens @ Mt. Bachelor Tomorrow


screen-shot-2016-12-15-at-11-40-02-amGreat news for all you Mt. Bachelor shredders, the new $6.5 million Cloudchaser chairlift is set to open tomorrow. The high-speed quad is capable of transporting 2,400 people per hour and will add 635 acres of new lift-accessed terrain and 13 new runs at Bachelor, marking the resorts most significant expansion since 1996. Got to love they load tested with kegs:

“Today was the Cloudchaser Load Test! Nice weather, a few strong arms, and A LOT of sand bags to make it happen. Everything went according to plan, so we are right on track for our Friday opening!”


Lift Name: CloudchaserLift


Lift Type:High-speed, detachable quad

Horizontal Length: 6,576 feet

Vertical Rise:1,448 feet

Uphill Capacity: 2,400 people per hour

Number of Chairs: 141

Number of Towers: 21Construction

Additional Skiable Acres: 635 acres

Additional Groomed Runs: 6.2 miles/36 acres

Total Skiable Acres: 4,318 acres


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