Sumary of Loon Mountain Resort to open ‘the most modern chairlift in the world’:
- Loon Mountain Resort to open ‘the most modern chairlift in the world’ Travel The high-speed, eight-person lift will deliver skiers to the top of the mountain in under 4 1/2 minutes.
- , will reach the mountaintop in less than 4 1/2 minutes aboard ergonomically heated seats on the new high-tech Kancamagus 8 chairlift, opening this season.
- The “ultra-smooth, whisper-quiet” lift will transport 3,500 skiers per hour, move at a speed of 18 feet per second, and deliver skiers to the top of Loon Mountain in under 4 1/2 minutes, according to the resort.
- Skiers will access the lift via an adjustable loading carpet, then sit on extra-wide, ergonomically heated seats inside weather-blocking tinted bubbles, complete with auto-locking restraining bars and individual footrests.