|The Double Loading Six Person Ski Lift
In 1999, Poma was contracted to install the first double loading lift system
in the United States. The new six-person ski lift replaced the Quick Silver
Quad chair, which was the first high-speed quad in the world.
Quick Silver Super Six Stats: Speed 1,100 FPM; Length 5,600 feet;
Vertical Rise 632 feet
Follow the pictures vertically!
|The six-person chair travels down the line.
|Here is the side view of the chair terminal.
|It passes through 2 depression sheave trains and
enters the terminal.
|This is the point where the chairs are queued to
either one of the two loading docks.
|Here is a close-up of the Poma detachable grip.
|The chair rounds the station
|The chair enters the terminal and the black metal
strip at the top of the picture pushes on the coiled
springs and the chair detaches from the cable.
|Here is a view of the two loading areas.
|Next, the chairs alternate between two loading
|The old Poma detachable grip still found
on many ski lifts in Colorado!
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*All Pictures thanks to Jeff P.