VIDEO: Cloudchaser | The Story Behind Mt. Bachelor’s New Lift

Chris Wallner | | Industry NewsIndustry News

Ever wonder what it takes to build a new lift at a ski area? Well Mt. Bachelor has that answer for you as they go through the process of constructing their new lift in this video. The amount of planning, work, and time it takes to build a lift like this is insane, but in the end, it’s all worth it when mountain guests can take more turns using a lift like this. Mt. Bachelor has received 320″ of snowfall this season, so what better time to head that way and check out the new lift.


  • Horizontal Length: 6576 ft.
  • Vertical Rise: 1448 ft.
  • Uphill Capacity: 2400 pp. per hour
  • Number of Chairs: 141
  • Additional Skiable Acres: 635 acres
  • Additional Groomed Runs: 6.2 miles
  • Total Skiable Acres: 4318 acres

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