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   Maine: Sunday River: Expansions
Ski Area Expansions
 
North Peak at Sunday River
North Peak Details
North Peak
Status:Open
First Season of Operation:1985-86
Lifts:1 chairlift
Terrain:Novice and intermediate terrain
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In its expansion northward, Sunday River expanded up to North Peak in 1985 (which would eventually become a gateway to the 1990s expansions). Increasing access to the bottom of the new peak, the Fall Line double, a 2,030 foot long by 308 foot vertical Borvig, was installed out of the South Ridge area.

Serving the new North Peak area was a new Borvig triple chairlift, climbing 981 vertical feet over a run of 4,205 feet. The new peak initially featured novice and intermediate terrain.

In 1990, the Peak Lodge was constructed atop North Peak.

In 1997 the North Peak Triple was replaced with the Perfect Turn Express Quad, a new Doppelmayr.

In 1992 the Quantum Leap triple chairlift was cobbled together with Hall and Borvig parts, installed as a way to get from the Aurora base area to North Peak and the rest of Sunday River.



North Peak on the 1989 Sunday River trail map
North Peak on the 1989 Sunday River trail map

The Perfect Turn Express Quad (2007)
The Perfect Turn Express Quad (2007)

The Perfect Turn Express Quad (2007)
The Perfect Turn Express Quad (2007)

The Peak Lodge (2007)
The Peak Lodge (2007)

North Peak on the 2009 Sunday River trail map
North Peak on the 2009 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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