Loon Mountain Debuts New Chairlift

Lincoln, NH – In mid-December 2021, the eight-person Kancamagus 8 chairlift, more commonly known as the Kanc8, made its debut at Loon Mountain in Lincoln.

Engelberth Construction was the general contractor and Steel Elements, International provided specified contracting services for the garage that houses the chairlifts.

Initial work began in spring 2021 with foundation placement and underground utilities in preparation for structural steel and framing work. As construction progressed, Steel Elements provided the framing, plywood, insulation, ACT and trim installations of the garage/parking area for the eight-person lifts at the mountain’s base

The Kanc8 system was designed by Dopplemayr D-Line technology. Features include ergonomically heated seats and weather-blocking tinted bubbles. It carries 3,500 skiers per hour at a speed of 18 feet per second.