U.S. Forrest Service Authorizes Aspen Ski Co’s Proposal

ASPEN (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service has authorized Aspen Skiing Co.’s proposal to develop an additional 0.3 square miles of skiing terrain on Aspen Mountain. The authorization came in a draft decision notice issued Wednesday. The agency also approved the company’s desire to construct a new chairlift and add snowmaking as part of a goal to develop the Pandora terrain on the upper east side of the mountain. The company says the new terrain will meet customer demands.