Disciples 8

The First Eight-Place Chairlift in the Midwest.

Follow along as we construct the first eight-place chairlift in the midwest at Boyne Mountain Resort. Replacing Disciples I and II, Disciples 8 lift is sure to transform access at a super high speed. Installation is officially in progress!

Disciples 8, or D8 is an eight-person D-Line Doppelmayr chairlift featuring new Doppelmayr Direct Drive (DDD) technology, a gearless drive allows whisper-quiet operation and low maintenance while also increasing efficiency. The D-Line is one of the most technologically advanced chairlifts in the country holding 205 new developments, including 31 innovations and 14 patents.

This high-speed chairlift also features a 3.16 minute ride time, automatic safety bars, and raisable loading carpet for young skiers and riders.  


Disciples 8 construction is between Disciples I and II base areas with anticipation to open for the 2022/23 season.

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Michigan SkyBridge & Midwest's First 8-Place

Renaissance 2.0 Starts Now

Disciples 8 | Background and Progress Hear from some of Boyne Mountain’s higher-ups discussing how they decided to bring the first 8-place chairlift to the Midwest. The progress has been incredible over the year and we are excited to see what comes next!