Doppelmayr Making Fast Progress at Loon
The new Kanc 8 chairlift is scheduled to debut this winter.
Sunday, June 27, 2021,

Kanc 8

Calendar summer is only just starting, but the new Kancamagus 8 chairlift is already taking shape at Loon Mountain.

Following the closure of the Kancamagus Quad in late March, disassembly quickly took place, allowing for an early start to pouring concrete forms for the new lift. Originally slated for a 2020 installation, permits and fabrication were already complete well in advance of this construction season. Since the lift is not located in a high-elevation Bicknell's Thrush protected habitat, construction can continue throughout the spring and summer. As a result, the massive towers were flown into place last week.

The Doppelmayr high speed eight-person bubble chairlift is Boyne's second of its type, following the installation of the Ramcharger at Big Sky in 2018. The former Kancamagus Quad will replace the Seven Brothers chairlift next year.

Kanc 8

Kanc 8

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