Loon Mountain gets a new chairlift and more skiable terrain


The new amenities will be open for the 2023-2024 season.

A skier at Loon Mountain. Courtesy of Loon Mountain Resort

Skiers and snowboarders at Loon Mountain Resort will have a new way to climb the mountain and even more skiable terrain during the 2023-2024 ski resort season.

  • Loon Mountain gets a new chairlift and more skiable terrain

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The White Mountains resort in Lincoln, NH, announced Monday plans to expand and improve the resort’s South Peak area which includes the addition of more than 30 acres of skiable terrain and a new four-person chairlift. . It’s all part of the station’s 10-year investment plan, Flight Path: 2030.

“Providing lift access and more skiing and riding closer to downtown Lincoln is exciting – and unique – especially in the East.” said Brian Norton, President and CEO of Loon, in a press release.

A Doppelmayr Alpenstar 4-CLF chairlift with loading carpet will be installed at the foot of the evacuation route. It will take visitors up to 500 vertical feet to access the Cruiser and other terrain via the Lincoln Express Quad.

South Peak’s expanded terrain will increase Loon’s easiest terrain by more than 50% and translate to more than 400 skiable acres for the resort, according to Loon. New trails and tree skiing areas will be added which are a mix of easy (green circle) and more difficult (blue square). The new trails will be serviced by fully automated fans and frost-free pipes.

Loon Mountain announced its Flight Path: 2030 in 2020. As part of the plan, the resort opened the high-tech Kancamagus 8 chairlift in December, the East’s first eight-person chairlift.

“Expanding South Peak has been a key part of Loon’s master plan for decades and we’re excited to move forward with Flight Path’s next major milestone: 2030,” Boyne Resorts COO Jay Scambio said in a statement. communicated.

Loon Mountain Resort, which offers three mountain peaks, 2,100 vertical feet, terrain parks and year-round activities, is part of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.

Future expansion plans include a new learning area with two ski lifts and facilities for visitors learning to ski and snowboard.


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