Silverton Mountain increases lift capacity
Wed 18 August 10
No new lift, but they've squeezed an extra 50% more chairs onto the only chairlift for the 2010/11 season.
Silverton Mountain in Colorado are adding extra chairs to their chairlift for the 2010/11 season, reducing the gap between the chairs to maximise capacity.
They've got some good early bird pricing at the moment with season passes from $399 (£255), and a 10-Pass ($299) featuring 10 days of unguided skiing at Silverton Mountain, plus 6 free days of skiing (2 at A-Basin, 2 at Monarch, 2 at Loveland)
For more details visit www.silvertonmountain.com
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