Beech Mountain Resort will officially celebrate their two new Doppelmayr chairlifts on Saturday, December 1st.Join Boone Area Chamber of Commerce at 4:00 p.m. for a ribbon cutting ceremony at lift #5. Shortly to follow we will have a ribbon cutting ceremony for lift #6.
Following the event Beech Mountain Brewing Company will hold a celebration in the Brewhouse.
Lift 5 will now include the addition of a loading conveyor to ensure safe boarding, higher travel speeds and shorter trip times. Lift 5 will offer 144 chairs with a 6-1/2-minute travel time accommodating 2,400 people per hour.
Lift 6 will feature 106 chairs offering a 6-1/2-minute travel time with a capacity of 2,000 people per hour.
A big thanks to Doppelmayr, and Eggers Construction Co., for their efforts.