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   Vermont: Magic Mountain Ski Area: Expansions
Ski Area Expansions
 
Summit Area at Magic Mountain Ski Area
Summit Area Details
Summit Area
Status:Open
First Season of Operation:1971-72
Lifts:1 chairlift
Terrain:
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After about a decade of operation, Magic Mountain expanded significantly for the 1971-72 season by installing a new Heron-Poma double chairlift. Now known as the Red Chair, the new lift climbed 1,500 vertical feet, starting slightly below and ending slightly above the existing Blue Chair.

In addition to the new chairlift, 4 trails were added. With the increased uphill capacity, the daily lift ticket limit was increased from 1,500 to 1,800 people.


The Red Chair circa the 1970s
The Red Chair circa the 1970s

The 1972 trail map showing the new chairlift
The 1972 trail map showing the new chairlift

The Red Chair in 2006
The Red Chair in 2006

The Red Chair in 2010
The Red Chair in 2010

Magic Mountain Ski Area Expansion History
Project NameSeasonStatus
Hocus Pocus Area1964-65Open
Summit Area1971-72Open
Timberside Interconnect1987-88Abandoned
Upper Mountain1962-63Open
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Last updated: June 12, 2014

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