Sun Bowl Quad











Pictures courtesy of Jeremy Clark

The Sun Bowl Quad is pretty much the advanced user lift. It services most of the mountain but is located in the Sun Bowl Area. To get to this lift you have to either go up the Sunapee Express Quad or the North Peak Triple. This lift usually takes forever to us coming up out of the bowl but it is the only way out. The lift is the only upside down lift at Sunapee. Strangely enough, there is more power at the summit of the mountain than there is at the bottom of the bowl. The terrain in the bowl that it services is the best though, and it is worth the wait to get on the lift and take it to the summit. The lift is relitively sheltered from the cold and wind until you get to the brow of the hill. There you usually get blasted with a big blast of wind. This lift is also my favorite. On a bad day the lift could stop at this point. It's not fun. If you like long lift rides, that are normally sheltered, this lift is for you.

O.K. I have heard many complaints about how SLOW the Sun Bowl Quad is. Well Here is a piece of good news for ya. In the very near future, (as in 2 to 3 years), the Sun Bowl Quad will be replaced with a High Speed Detachable Quad. In addition there will be another Fixed Grip Quad chairlift built from the bottom of the Sun Bowl to the top of North Peak. So don't stop skiing the Bowl it will improve!



Sun Bowl Quad

Type of Lift:
Fixed Grip Chairlift
Capacity per Chair:
4
Length:
4,292 feet (1,320.6 Meters)
Vertical Rise:
1,058 feet (325.5 Meters)
Footrests:
Yes
Ride Time:
9.3 Minutes
# of Chairs:
Unknown
Terrain Serviced:
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