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Magic Carpet® Ski Lift - Features

Magic Carpet Ski Lift

The Magic Carpet Ski Lift is a new conveyor lift product which provides a high capacity surface lift with a skier-friendly design of  virtually any length and for any rider.  Read the highlights of this product below.

  • Built to any length with single drive system

  • All galvanized steel fabrication

  • All conveyor sections and factory tested electrical controls furnished pre-assembled

  • Modular construction allows for length modification

  • Highest capacity available in a surface lift design

Magic Carpet® Ski Lift - Technical Description


Terrain-Following Design

  • Foundation not required
  • Minimal ground preparation
  • Support leg assemblies adjust and pivot for ground slope differences

Tail/Load Section

  • Set level to allow smooth loading
  • Allows up to 15 degree angle from loading platform to first lift section
  • Self-cleaning tail pulley helps remove ice and snow from inside the belt
  • Screw-type or automatic belt take-up maintains belt tension independent of temperature and load variations

Typical Intermediate Sections

  • 3 meters/10 feet long
  • Plastic slider bed reduces belt friction
  • Continuous edge guide system and return belt ensure proper belt alignment
Magic Carpet construction detail

Head/Drive Section

  • Unit set level with a built-in 8 degree decline to facilitate discharge
  • Safety relief plate
  • Shaft-mounted, inverter duty, premium efficiency gear motor
  • Separately powered, sturdy nylon bristle brush helps to clean snow and ice off belt
  • Oversized drive pulley, shafts and bearing for more surface friction and better belt traction

Electrical Control Panel

  • AC Variable Speed Drive with choice of electrical input power
  • NEMA 4 enclosure
  • Quick connects for motors and control power
  • Remote mounted

Hook and Pin Connecting Joints

  • Easy installation at all connecting joints
  • Allows up to 5 degree convex or 2 degree concave angular change per joint
Magic Carpet construction detail


  • Black rough-top conveyor belting provides UV stabilization along with a high grip surface
  • Stainless steel, heavy-duty splice for easy field installation
  • Different carcass constructions optimize belt strength depending on  motor power

Support Legs

  • Manually set with gravity pin connection for season-long stability
  • Adjustable to 36 inches standard
  • Can be anchored to any solid surface (i.e. soil or timber)


  • Optional 450mm/18-inch wide walkway extensions with artificial snow surface
  • Install on one or both sides of the conveyor frame
Custom Application of the Magic Carpet Lift.

Magic Carpet® - Ski Areas

Alpine Slide at Magic Mountain, CA
Alyeska, AK
Arapahoe Basin, CO
Bear Creek, PA
BeaverCreek, CO
Big Bear Snow Play, CA
Blue Hills, MA
Buttermilk, CO
Big Bear Mountain, CA
Boyce Park, PA
Breckenridge, CO
Brighton, UT
Bristol Mountain, NY
Buck Hill, MN
Camelback, PA
Campgaw, NJ
Cascade Mountain, WI
Cobble Hills, ON
Copper Mountain, CO
Cranmore, NH
Crested Butte, CO
Crystal Mountain, WA
Magic Carpet construction detail Devils Head, WI
Durango Mountain Resort, CO
Elm Creek Park Reserve, MN
Giants Ridge, MN
Grand Park/Cornerstone, CO
Grand Targhee, WY
Greek Peak, NY
Heavenly Lake Tahoe, CA
Holiday Valley, NY
Holimont, NY
Howelsen Hill, CO
Hyland Ski & Snowboard Area, MN
The Homestead Resort, MI
Jackson Hole, WY
Keystone, CO
Killington, VT
KinderHut at Breckenridge, CO
Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort, NV
Loveland, CO
Massanutten, VA
Meadowlands, Xanadu, NJ
Mount Snow, VT
Mt. Shasta, CA
Northstar-at-Tahoe, CA
Ober Gatlinburg, TN

Park City, UT
Parkway Adventure Center, NY
Peek'n Peak, NY
Magic Carpet construction detail Perfect North Slopes, IN
Pomerelle, ID
Powderhorn, CO
Raging Buffalo Snowboard Park, IL
Red Lodge Mountain, MT
Ruidoso Winter Park, NM
Seven Springs, PA
Shanty Creek, MI
Sierra-at-Tahoe, CA
Ski Big Bear, PA
Ski Roundup, PA
Ski Snowstar, IL
Sno Mountain, PA
Snowmass, CO
Snowshoe Mountain, WV
Snowy Range, WY
Squaw Valley, CA
Spring Mountain, PA
Steamboat, CO
Sugarbush, VT
Sugar Mountain, NC
Sunburst, WI
Swain, NY
Table Mountain, SK
Tamarack Resort, ID
The Canyons, UT
The Summit at Snoqualmie, WA
Telluride, CO
Thunder Ridge, NY
Vail, CO
Welch Village, MN
Willamette Pass, OR
WhiteCap Mountains, WI
Wintergreen, VA
Winter Park, CO
Wolf Creek, CO
Wolf Mountain, UT
Magic Carpet construction detail Woodbury, CT
Yellowstone Club, MT