JORDAN 8

Now Open!

Bigger. Better. Bolder.

The next step in the Sunday River 2030 plan is here. The Jordan 8, which opened on December 26, 2022, is one of the most advanced chairlifts in the world, and the fastest 8-person chairlift in North America. A Doppelmayr D-Line design, the lift features ergonomic heated seats, the first weather-blocking bubbles in the world in our signature Sunday River Red, and is built to withstand wind. 

The Jordan 8 services terrain on the Oz and Jordan Bowl peaks. This part of Sunday River will come to be known as the Western Reserve as future terrain development plans come to life in the several thousand acres of land beyond Jordan Bowl.

The Jordan 8 is one of many chairlift upgrades to come in the next few years. Last summer, Sunday River installed a Doppelmayr fixed-grip triple chairlift on Merrill Hill, a new real estate development featuring mountaintop home sites. Merrill Hill’s lift and ski terrain are expected to open in the 2022-23 season.

Introducing the Jordan 8 The fastest 8-person chairlift coming winter 2022-2023.

Facts & Figures

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    Uphill capacity: 3200 skiers per hour
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    Speed: 6 meters per second
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    Ride time: 4.54 minutes
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    Chairs: 60
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    Chair weight: 2,262 pounds per chair
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    Towers: 15
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    Ergonomically-shaped, extra-wide heated seats
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    Individual head & foot rests
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    Weather-proof Sunday River Red bubble covers
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    Wind-resistant & reconfigured top terminal
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    Gateway to the Western Reserve & future terrain expansion

Recent Updates

Dec 21, 2022

Jordan 8 Update - Episode 5

Check out the fifth and final installment of our Jordan 8 Update video series.

Oct 6, 2022

Jordan 8 Update - Episode 4

Check out the fourth installment of our Jordan 8 Update video series.

Aug 24, 2022

Jordan 8 Update - Episode 3

Check out the third installment of our Jordan 8 Update video series.

Aug 5, 2022

Jordan 8 Update - Episode 2

Check out the second installment of our Jordan 8 Update video series.

Jun 30, 2022

Jordan 8 Update - Episode 1

Check out the first installment of our Jordan 8 Update video series.

Mar 28, 2022

Jordan 8: Construction Begins Starting With a New Road

To make way for the new Jordan 8, a completely redesigned Kansas paves the way to construction.

Mar 28, 2022

Snowmaking Upgrades for Winter 2022-23

The Mountain Ops crew will be hard at work this summer - learn more about the plan here.