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Thursday, August 17, 2006

Snowbird Builds European-Style Ski Tunnel

“Excavators broke through Snowbird's new, European-style ski tunnel Wednesday, the first of its kind in North America. The 600-foot long tunnel will take skiers from the Peruvian Gulch into Mineral Basin.”

That news item is from this Deseret Morning News article, which goes on to say:

"The finishing touch on the tunnel is the conveyor system," Snowbird President Bob Bonar said. "It's called a magic carpet in the ski business. It's a very unique project."

“Both are slated to open in time for ski season this year.”

Read the complete article.

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