Vail hopes to expand race terrain

By scott miller

VAIL — Vail Resorts has submitted a proposal to expand Vail Mountain’s race and training terrain at Golden Peak. The proposal, which is subject to U.S. Forest Service approval, includes increasing the size of Vail Mountain’s operational boundary by 68 acres to allow for approximately 41 acres of additional trails, three surface lifts and new snowmaking infrastructure. With these improvements, 760 vertical feet would be added to the venue, providing 1,570 vertical feet of racing and training terrain across approximately 68 acres. “Since Vail’s inception in 1962, ski racing has been a part of its heritage, and our partnership with …

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