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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Laurel Mountain ski news

Renovations at the ski area include a new fixed-grip quad chair lift with higher lift capacity than the former two lifts, more water storage via an expanded existing pond and a new pond, 29 snow guns added on Innsbruck, 23 snow guns added on Deer Path and regrading and widening of Deer Path, Innsbruck and Lower Broadway trails.
Nutting said he plans to expand the ski lodge, making upgrades to the rental shop and overall interior.
A remaining, pre-existing chair lift will be decommissioned. Nutting said he does not think it is salvageable as an operating lift. He hopes to come up with a “smarter plan” than selling it for scrap metal.

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