Brundage Mountain to replace chair lift with high-speed quad

MCCALL, Idaho — Brundage Mountain Vacation resort is changing the Centennial Triple Chair with a superior-velocity quad chair. The renovation is aspect of the resort’s 10 year improvement system, which involves a new lodge, on-website lodging and lots of on-mountain updates.

The chair will be installed in time for the 2023-2024 winter season year, with design beginning this summer season.

The new chair will have a vertical rise of 1,616 feet, and it is significant-pace abilities will get riders to the summit in six minutes — a lot quicker than the former 14 minutes, with uphill capability improving from 1,300 persons for every hour, to 1,800 persons for every hour.

“Our priority is to retain the low-important character of Brundage, while creating toward a sustainable upcoming. Preserving elevate lines to a minimum and keeping slopes uncrowded is a top rated priority, and upgrading the Centennial raise is a vital first move in improving and expanding our raise infrastructure,” mentioned Brundage Mountain President, Bob Looper.

Other enhancement initiatives like the building of a new Ski Patrol facility and updates to the Ski and Journey University are previously underway. Brundage Mountain strategies to invest concerning $25 – $30 million in the resort above the next several yrs.

An outline on the expected 10 calendar year prepare is accessible in this article.