Heli-Skiing Plan Divides Silverton Mountain Neighbors

· Jul. 27, 2015, 1:50 pm

A proposal by the owners of Silverton Mountain to diversify terrain for helicopter skiing on federal land has neighbors debating whether the economic benefits outweigh a possible lack of access.

The town of about 630 people is divided over a plan by Silverton Mountain Ski Area owners to modify helicopter skiing access.

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