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Aspen, Arapahoe Basin plan ski resort expansions

Associated Press Published: August 31, 2012
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ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The Aspen Skiing Co. says it will open 230 acres of new terrain on Burnt Mountain, making the Snowmass Ski Area the second-largest ski resort in Colorado behind Vail.

Crews hired by the company on Thursday began cutting the first of an estimated 800 trees on 6 acres to link meadows to other trails.

Meanwhile, Arapahoe Basin has unveiled a long-term development plan that includes skiing in the dangerous steeps known as The Beavers just beyond its operating boundary.

That plan would add more than 400 backcountry acres served by ski lifts.



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