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Investments at Sommet Saint-Sauveur - New six-pack heated detachable chairlift coming 2019-2020

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Here are some new pictures posted today on Facebook and Instagram by Sommet Saint-Sauveur on the new lift install.

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New photo posted today on Instagram by Sommet Saint-Sauveur. This time, the pouring of concrete for the summit terminal of the new six-pack lift.

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New video clip posted today on Facebook by Sommet Saint-Sauveur. It would seem like the carrier arms assembly is different than the typical North American Doppelmayr setup so we may see some European design elements. Would love to see the new lift be a Doppelmayr D-Line. As things start going up for the bottom terminal it will become obvious if it is D-Line or not. Or if we see some Grips. 

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Saw this on their facebook page yesterday evening. It doesn't appear to be a media invited event, so I am not sure what it could be.... guess we will find out soon enough today.

 

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And the news is ..... drumroll. 

If it rains more than 10 minutes at the water park you get a free ticket. 

Nice offer but I’ll be honest in saying I was hoping for another new loft or a summit chalet. 

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I asked Sommet Saint-Sauveur and it will be a mid-sized Uni terminal and with no loading or positioning carpet.

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@Shane I have to say, their social media management is on point! If only they would dedicate someone to Edelweiss in that same capacity (and probably some of their other hills too!).

While I still think a heated six pack is ridiculous for that run, and I have never seen excessive lines (but I don't ski mornings/early afternoons..), I'm excited to see the new lift - let's hope it's as fast as the Atomic!

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Should be somewhat faster. They are advertising the following:

Ascent time will drop from 4 minutes 10 seconds to 3 minutes 30 seconds.

Hope they run it all the time at the maximum speed possible. Similar to how Tremblant's TGV, which runs around 5.5 metres per second. I think the old Atomic ran around 4-4.5 metres per second.

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