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New high-speed ski lift at Snowbasin to debut next winter

Dec 28, 2022, 4:27 PM

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The Middle Bowl Express is a ski lift at Snowbasin, the new lift will be similar to this one. (Snowbasin)

(Snowbasin)

HUNTSVILLE, Utah — Snowbasin Resort has announced a new ski lift that they said will double the uphill capacity of the Strawberry side of the mountain.

The new lift, named DeMoisy Express, is set to be installed before the 2023-24 winter season.

map of the different trails and peaks at Snowbasin Resort.

DeMoisy Express will be near the Strawberry Gondola, but will provide access to new trails. (Snowbasin)

It will begin near the Strawberry Gondola bottom terminal and will drop passengers off in a wind-protected area above Dan’s Run, strategically placed to allow the creation of new trails as well.

photo of a snowy peak at Snowbasin

Demoisy Peak, where the new ski lift will be finished. (Snowbasin)

Davy Ratchford, General Manager of Snowbasin Resort, said the new lift will “allow new guests to experience exceptional terrain easier and faster than ever before.”

It will be a 10 minute ride to the top, holding six people per chairlift and transporting 2,400 riders each hour.

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New high-speed ski lift at Snowbasin to debut next winter