Summit Lift comment period extended, but ends Friday |

Summit Lift comment period extended, but ends Friday

BRECKENRIDGE – The deadline to comment on the proposed new Summit Lift and 6 Chair rebuild is extended to Friday.Breckenridge wants to build a new detachable quad chairlift to within 170 feet of the top of Peak 8 to serve advanced bowls and chutes now accessible only to hikers. The top terminal would land at 12,830 feet. Lift capacity would be about 600 to 800 riders an hour.The resort also wants to replace the current fixed-grip double-seated 6 Chair with a detachable quad using the existing alignment and terminals. It would double capacity to 2,400 riders an hour. The 6 chair serves terrain on the lower flanks of Peak 8.Comments about the proposed 6 Chair rebuild and the new Summit Lift at Breckenridge must be filed with the U.S. Forest Service by Dec. 28. To make comments for or against a final approval, write to: Breckenridge Ski Resort EA; c/o Joe Foreman, Dillon Ranger District; P.O. Box 620, Silverthorne, CO 80498; fax: (970) 468-7735; e-mail:

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