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North America: best ski lifts

Ski resorts with the most modern and best lift facilities in North America.


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Best lifts in North America

1-50 out of 51 ski resorts

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

There are almost exclusively modern chairlifts at the Whistler Blackcomb ski resort. The special... more


Ski lifts:
  • 27
  • Heli-skiing
  • Cat-skiing

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16
2

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Almost the entire ski resort of Le Massif de Charlevoix is accessed from Le Massif Express, an... more


Ski lifts:
  • 9

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2
2

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Sunday River is linked by several chairlifts and a combined installation. The... more


Ski lifts:
  • 19

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3

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

In the ski resort of Killington, 8-person gondola lifts take visitors up to Killington Peak and... more


Ski lifts:
  • 22

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1
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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Tremblant is mainly linked by fast 4-person chairlifts. From Tremblant, an... more


Ski lifts:
  • 14

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8
3

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Bromont is linked by several chairlifts and a combined installation. The very... more


Ski lifts:
  • 8

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7

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

You can take either the red or blue aerial tramway (Skyride) up to Grouse Mountain from the valley.... more


Ski lifts:
  • 7

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4
1

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Mount Strachan and Black Mountain are each accessed with a detachable quad chairlift. Additional... more


Ski lifts:
  • 7

6
1

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The 8-person Lara's Gondola lift connects Happy Valley with the Village Centre. In the ski resort... more


Ski lifts:
  • 12

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10
1

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The 8-person Revelation I + II gondola lifts take you comfortably up to the Revelstoke Mountain... more


Ski lifts:
  • 7
  • Heli-skiing
  • Cat-skiing

2
3
2

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Almost the entire ski resort can be accessed with the Golden Eagle 8-person gondola lift.... more


Ski lifts:
  • 4
  • Heli-skiing

1
3

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Modern quad chair lifts provide access to the entire ski area. There are also several people... more


Ski lifts:
  • 6

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4

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The south side (front side) of the ski resort of Mont-Sainte-Anne is accessed by an 8-person... more


Ski lifts:
  • 9

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4
2
2

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The complete ski resort of Stoneham is linked by 4-person chairlifts. One 4-person chairlift is... more


Ski lifts:
  • 6

4
2

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The new Des Schumann Summit Express eight-passenger gondola opens up the slopes at Vance Creek. The... more


Ski lifts:
  • 10

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1
3

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

They have mainly modern and high speed chair lifts. A gondola lift brings the guests from the... more


Ski lifts:
  • 25

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22

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Grandview and West Bowl Express fast 4-person chairlifts provide access to almost all of the... more


Ski lifts:
  • 10

9
1

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

From Heavenly Village (South Lake Tahoe), the 8-person Heavenly Gondola takes you up to the ski... more


Ski lifts:
  • 27

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Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The two parts of the ski resort, Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows, are linked by the modern Base... more


Ski lifts:
  • 43

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7

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Winter Park ski resort is connected with high speed quad and 6 person chair lifts. The... more


Ski lifts:
  • 25

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1
3

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Telluride offers mainly detachable (rapid) quad chair lifts that provide access to most of the... more


Ski lifts:
  • 19
  • Heli-skiing

3
1
11
1
3

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The majority of the lifts in Snowmass are high speed quad chair lifts. There is also a high speed... more


Ski lifts:
  • 20

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12
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4

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Buttermilk Mountain is accessed from three sides with detachable quad chair lifts. There is also a... more


Ski lifts:
  • 5

4
1

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The entire ski resort can be accessed with the 6 person Silver Queen gondola that stretches over 4... more


Ski lifts:
  • 8

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7

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Almost all of the slopes in the ski resort are accessed with modern and rapid quad chair lifts.... more


Ski lifts:
  • 5
  • Cat-skiing

5

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are mostly high speed chairlifts as well as two gondola lifts that serve as feeder lifts to... more


Ski lifts:
  • 34

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7

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Riverfront Express 8 person gondola lift serves as a feeder lift up to the ski resort. The... more


Ski lifts:
  • 25

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1
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7

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

A modern 8 person gondola with a middle station takes guests from the River Run Village up to the... more


Ski lifts:
  • 20
  • Cat-skiing

2
10
8

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are mainly modern, high speed chair lifts at Breckenridge. Unfortunately, none of the chair... more


Ski lifts:
  • 35

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19
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10

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort is accessed mainly with rapid quad chair lifts. Unfortunately, there are no weather... more


Ski lifts:
  • 8

7
1

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The complete slope range is accessed with a modern 8-person gondola lift and detachable, high-speed... more


Ski lifts:
  • 12

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8
2

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

From the base station, you can take either a six person gondola or a high speed quad chair lift up... more


Ski lifts:
  • 11

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7
3

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Nakiska ski resort is accessed with three detachable (high speed) quad chairlifts. The... more


Ski lifts:
  • 6

4
2

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

A modern 8-person gondola lift leads from the base station over a middle station to Sunshine... more


Ski lifts:
  • 12

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9
2

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Two detachable (high speed) quad chairlifts go up to the ski resort from Sun Peaks Village. The... more


Ski lifts:
  • 12

7
2
3

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The longest detachable quad chairlift in Canada is found at the Marmot Basin ski resort. The... more


Ski lifts:
  • 7

6
1

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

3 high speed lifts and the rest are chair lifts

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Ski lifts:
  • 13

11
2

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

In the Mount Seymour ski resort, there is a detachable quad chairlift and two older double... more


Ski lifts:
  • 4

3
1

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The Panorama ski resort is accessed with chairlifts. Two detachable (high speed) quad chairlifts go... more


Ski lifts:
  • 10
  • Heli-skiing

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6
1
2

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The detachable North Star Express quad chairlift provides quick access to the Kimberley ski resort.... more


Ski lifts:
  • 5

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1
1

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Fernie has two high speed quad chairlifts, which provide access to the Timber Bowl, Siberia Bowl... more


Ski lifts:
  • 10
  • Cat-skiing

7
2
1

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The entire Castle Mountain ski resort is accessed with four fixed-grip triple and double... more


Ski lifts:
  • 6
  • Cat-skiing

4
1
1

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

A highspeed (detachable) quad chair lift as well as two quad chair lifts and a double chair lift... more


Ski lifts:
  • 5

4
1

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The entire ski resort of Le Mont Grand-Fonds is served by one 4-person chairlift. At weekends and... more


Ski lifts:
  • 3

1
2

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

A modern high-speed 4-person chairlift connects the upper ski area in Homewood Mountain Resort. A... more


Ski lifts:
  • 6
  • Cat-skiing

4
1
1

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The highest fixed grip quad chair lift in the world is found in Loveland at 3871 m. There are quad,... more


Ski lifts:
  • 10

9
1

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Ski lifts:
  • 9

6
1
2

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The entire ski resort is accessible via chair lifts. 3 four-person chair lifts provide access to... more


Ski lifts:
  • 5

5

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

There is one state of the art gondola up to the Little Whiteface Peak. A high speed detachable quad... more


Ski lifts:
  • 11

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8
2

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

2 high speed quad, otherwise double chairs

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Ski lifts:
  • 6

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