Sun Valley Resort Proposes Replacing Chairlift and Increasing Skiable Terrain on Bald Mountain
The location is in both United States Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) areas.
The project is completely within the current Sun Valley Ski Area Special Use Permit.
It was submitted as an amendment to the existing Sun Valley Master Plan, which was approved in 2007.
SUMMER 2017 - Field work will begin with an environmental assessment.
WINTER 2017-18 - Guided tours of the proposed new Cold Springs Canyon area.
SUMMER 2018 - Earliest construction start.
The proposed Cold Springs Canyon Project will include replacing the Cold Springs (#4) chairlift, increasing skiable terrain within bounds, and rerouting and improving the Cold Springs mountain bike trail.
Snowmaking is proposed to be extended down Lower Broadway to the base of the new Cold Springs lift terminal.
19 snowmaking guns will be added down to the new Cold Springs lift lower terminal.
Rerouted And Improved Cold Springs Mountain Bike Trail
The current Cold Springs mountain bike trail will be rerouted and improved from its existing location.
The Cold Springs Canyon project is located in both USFS and BLM areas, and completely within the current Sun Valley Ski Area Special Use Permit. It was submitted as an amendment to the existing Sun Valley Master Plan, which was approved in 2007. Field work will begin this summer with an environmental assessment, then construction slated to begin as early as summer 2018.
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