New Little Cloud

In the summer of 2012 Snowbird’s original Little Cloud Chairlift was taken out and replaced with a new high-speed quad. The new Little Cloud will follow the same path and use the same tower locations as the old chairlift but feature a much shorter trip time.

Chairlift Facts

  • 3.5-minute ride (old lift was 7 min)
  • 57 quad chairs (old lift had 134 double chairs)
  • 90-degree off-load (faces Road to Provo)
  • 3484.7 linear feet
  • 1,800 riders per hour
  • Powered by a single 600HP top drive
  • Installed by Doppelmayer USA

Construction Updates

  • November 9 – Chairs are being hung. Load testing to begin soon.
  • September 19 – Further progress on the Road to Ogden.
  • September 13 – The top station has its blue covering.
  • August 24 – New towers are in. Further progress has been made on the top station and Road to Ogden.
  • August 15 – The top station construction is going well.
  • July 15 – The old Little Cloud towers are being removed via twin-rotor helicopter today.