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Ramcharger 8 will open to the public on December 15

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Big Sky Resort in Montana, US, has announced that Ramcharger 8, North America’s first high-speed eight-seater chairlift, will open to the public on Saturday at 11am, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the bottom terminal.

Ramcharger 8 will open to the public on December 15

The new Doppelmayr chairlift, which was first announced in March this year, will be able to transport 3600 skiers per hour and is being promoted by the resort as “the most modern chairlift that’s ever been built.”

Factbox

Manufacturer: Doppelmayr Seilbahnen
Capacity: 3600 people/hour
Number of chairs: 64
Chair weight: 1.02 tonnes
Haul rope weight: approximately 33 tonnes

Picture credit: Big Sky Resort


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