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   Vermont: Stratton Mountain Resort: Expansions
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Main Line at Stratton Mountain Resort
Main Line Details
Main Line
Status:Open
First Season of Operation:1972-73
Lifts:
Terrain:Novice terrain
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After the initial development of the Sun Bowl complex, Stratton planned to build a smaller beginner area just to the north. In addition to a fairly wide slope ("Big Ben"), a lift line was cut. A 500 to 550 vertical foot double chairlift was to be installed in the early 1970s.

The double chairlift was never installed. The lift line still exists today as the Main Line trail.


The proposed lift on the 1972 Stratton trail map
The proposed lift on the 1972 Stratton trail map

The Main Line Trail in 2004
The Main Line Trail in 2004

1970s Main Line Area as seen in 2010 on Google Earth
1970s Main Line Area as seen in 2010 on Google Earth

Stratton Mountain Resort Expansion History
Project NameSeasonStatus
Kidderbrook 1989-90Open
Main Line1972-73Open
Snow Bowl1964-65Open
Sun Bowl1968-69Open
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Last updated: June 6, 2014

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