Snowbird Cleared to Construct Second Mineral Basin Chairlift

Snowbird, Utah – The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Colo. hasdenied Save Our Canyons’ petition to stop Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort fromconstructing a second chairlift in Mineral Basin.

The court concluded that construction of the lift would cause no irreparableharm to a contested 30-foot piece of property owned by Snowbird.

The appeals court’s decision reaffirms previous findings by federal judgeDee Benson.

“These ongoing appeals of reasonable ski area projects at various resortsaround the state are expensive for Utah’s taxpayers and ultimately have anegative impact on those of us who enjoy outdoor recreation,” said BobBonar, Snowbird President and COO.

Snowbird plans to begin construction of the high-speed chairliftimmediately.

For more information, contact Fred Rollins at (801) 933-2047.