Saturday, June 18, 2005

Improving the Skier/Rider Experience in Breckenridge

Not this ski season (2005/06) but the next, leaving the Breckenridge ski resort after a day of skiing/riding will be as simple as taking one last run down the mountain to the foot of the big, day-skier parking lots on the north end of town.

No more waiting in bus lines ad no more gridlock while sitting in a bus at the end of the day.

The construction of the $5 million ski run is well underway.

Skiers and riders will be able to head down the existing Four O'Clock ski run to the new Skyway Skiway ski run and end up right in town.

"It improves the skier experience," said former Mayor Sam Mamula who brokered the development deal that includes the new ski run.

The new ski run will be 2,600 feet in length, cost will be somewhere between $4 and $5 million, it includes a bridge over Ski Hill Road, a tunnel under Park Avenue and some additional snowmaking.

Completion date is set for the 2006/07 ski season.

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