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   New Hampshire: Attitash Mountain Resort: Expansions
Ski Area Expansions
 
Summit at Attitash Mountain Resort
Summit Details
Summit
Status:Open
First Season of Operation:1986-87
Lifts:1 chairlift
Terrain:Intermediate and expert terrain
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In a quest for modernization, Attitash planned its first sizable expansion in some time in the mid-1980s. Though not extending to anywhere near the true summit of "Big Attitash Mountain," a new "summit" chairlift was ordered for 1986.

A CTEC triple chairlift, climbing 1,881 feet over a run of 6,205 feet, was installed from the base to the new "summit," resulting in the extension of a few trails and the addition of new one.

In part because of the summer operations of the lift, and also perhaps because of the long ride time (being a fixed grip chairlift of over a mile in length), the Summit Triple has also been referred to as the "Scenic Chair."


The summit area as displayed on the 1990 trail map
The summit area as displayed on the 1990 trail map

The bottom terminal of the Summit Triple (2006)
The bottom terminal of the Summit Triple (2006)

The Summit Triple (2006)
The Summit Triple (2006)

The Summit Triple (2006)
The Summit Triple (2006)

The top terminal of the Summit Triple (2006)
The top terminal of the Summit Triple (2006)

Attitash Mountain Resort Expansion History
Project NameSeasonStatus
Bear Peak1994-95Open
Monorail1960sCancelled
Stony Brook Area1990sCancelled
Summit1986-87Open
Upper Mountain1968-69Open
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Last updated: June 26, 2014

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