Arapahoe Basin Expansion Advances

(Hart Van Denburg/CPR News)
<p>Riding the lifts at Arapahoe Basin in January 2016.</p>

Photo: Riding The Lifts At Arapahoe BasinArapahoe Basin's plan to expand backcountry terrain is going forward.

The U.S. Forest Service issued a draft environmental impact statement on Friday that is one of the final stages of approval. The plans include a new lift and expansion into the steep terrain known as the Beavers and Steep Gullies.