Friday, October 14, 2011

Utah Ski Resorts make infrastructure improvements

The Beehive State’s ski industry continues to add improvements spending millions of dollars in the process.
Association officials estimate that over the last two years there’s has been over a half a billion dollars in infrastructure improvements. All 14 of Utah’s resorts have made some kind of improvement since last season, depending on their budgets.

For example, skiers will see this season:
• Heated seats on The Canyons Orange Bubble chairlift.
• Solitude’s Village now has free Wi-Fi
• Brighton has spent $500,000 on additional snow making equipment.
• Deer Valley has added more snow making guns.
• Snowbird has just completed a major remodel of its Cliff Lodge.
• The Canyons, Powder Mountain, Beaver Mountain Wolf Mountain and Sundance have added more skiable acreage.

Deseret News