Ski Resort Life

Seven Ski Resorts with New and Upgraded Chairlifts this Winter

Looking for something new at an old favorite? These are the spots to visit this season.

Loveland Ski Area, Colo.

Chet’s Dream, a new high-speed quad (the ski area’s first), replaces the old Lift 1. Read more about Loveland.

Big Sky, Mont

A heated, eight-seat chairlift with bubbles replaces Ramcharger, while Shedhorn upgrades to a high-speed quad. See more of what Big Sky has to offer.

Arapahoe Basin

The Basin officially opens two new pods of terrain, The Beavers and the Steep Gullies, and a new chairlift to make laps faster. Check out more details about Arapahoe Basin.

Bretton Woods, N.H.

A new eight-person base-to-summit gondola will operate year-round. Read more about Bretton Woods.

Copper Mountain, Colo.

A high-speed lift with six-person chairs and eight-person gondolas replaces American Eagle, and a high-speed sixpack with bubbles replaces American Flyer. Get more info about Copper Mountain.

Killington, Vt.

The resort debuts a six-pack bubble chair to the top of Snowdon Mountain Peak. Read all about Killington Mountain.

Winter Park, Colo.

A 10-person high-speed gondola replaces the Zephyr Express. Check out Winter Park’s stats.

Originally published in the January/February 2019 print edition of SKI Magazine under the headline Six Resorts With Major Capital Improvements This Winter. A-Basin was added to the digital version. For more great stories like this delivered directly to your mailbox, SUBSCRIBE NOW.