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Locke Mountain at Sunday River
Locke Mountain Details
Locke Mountain
Status:Open
First Season of Operation:1961-62
Lifts:1 T-Bar
Terrain:3 trails
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After operating for two seasons as a smaller-scale T-Bar area, Sunday River expanded upward to the top of Locke Mountain for the 1961-62 season.

A new 2,200 foot T-Bar was installed above the existing T-Bar, extending the Cascade trail by 2,000 feet and Sunday River Punch by 1/2 mile. Lazy River was opened shortly thereafter.

Uppercut was opened in 1967-68 to relieve congestion, and, by 1970, four new trails had been added to the upper mountain since its inception.

In 1984, a new Borvig triple chairlift was installed from the Barker base area to the top of Locke Mountain, rising 1,394 feet over a run of 4,768 feet, complete with a midstation unloading area.


One of the Locke Mountain T-Bars in the early 1960s
One of the Locke Mountain T-Bars in the early 1960s

The Locke Mountain area on the 1962 Sunday River trail map
The Locke Mountain area on the 1962 Sunday River trail map

Locke Mountain on the 1970 Sunday River trail map
Locke Mountain on the 1970 Sunday River trail map

The Locke Mountain Triple midstation (2007)
The Locke Mountain Triple midstation (2007)

The top terminal of the Locke Mountain triple chairlift (2007)
The top terminal of the Locke Mountain triple chairlift (2007)

Locke Mountain on the 2008 Sunday River trail map
Locke Mountain on the 2008 Sunday River trail map

Sunday River Expansion History
Project NameSeasonStatus
Aurora Peak1991-92Open
Barker Mountain1971-72Open
Jordan Bowl1994-95Open
Locke Mountain1961-62Open
North Peak1985-86Open
Oz1995-96Open
Spruce Peak1986-87Open
Whitecap1987-88Open
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Last updated: April 15, 2014

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