The fixed grip quad chairlift will reduce the travel time from the base of Tombstone Express Lift to Canyons Village.
The high-speed Sky Waka, manufactured by LEITNER ropeways, will be able to transport 2400 people per hour once open.
The French company’s successes included contracts for snowmaking systems in Japan, avalanche safety in the European Alps, cable transport and safety in the US, and cable transport in Scandinavia.
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The fixed-grip quad, set to be completed ahead of the 2019 - 2020 winter season, has been described as a "game-changer" for first-timers and children visiting The Summit at Snoqualmie.
Designed and engineered by Doppelmayr, the chairlift will reduce travel time from six minutes to two-and-a-half minutes but slows significantly for easy and gentle loading and unloading.
LEITNER ropeways, Prinoth and Demaclenko are part of the HTI Group, which recorded turnover of over €1 billion in 2018.
The High Noon Express chairlift in the Turoa ski area required complete replacement of a tower following damage sustained in August last year.