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Wednesday, March 17, 2004


Bald Mountain
to close April 18

Express Staff Writer

Sun Valley Co. General Manager Wally Huffman announced this week that "Bald Mountain will remain open for skiing and snowboarding through Sunday, April 18."

Other closures of Sun Valley’s winter facilities will begin Sunday, March 21, the final day of lunch service at Trail Creek Cabin, Huffman noted.

Ketchum resident Scot Jarvis takes a break at Warm Springs Lodge during a perfect ski afternoon at Bald Mountain. A recent spell of warm weather has delighted many skiers but ended discussions of extending the Sun Valley ski season into late April. Express photo by David N. Seelig

Roundhouse restaurant on Bald Mountain will remain open through Sunday, March 28, which will also be the last day of operation for the Lookout, Exhibition and Sunnyside chair lifts.

The Greyhawk and Cold Springs lifts on Bald Mountain are scheduled to remain open through Sunday, April 4.

Dollar Mountain and Dollar Cabin will continue operation through Easter Sunday, April 11. Lifts operating until closing will be Quarter Dollar, Half Dollar, Dollar and the Accelerator moving carpet.

The Seattle Ridge, Mayday and Kinderspielplatz lifts are scheduled to operate through Sunday, April 11. The Seattle Ridge Day Lodge and the Seattle Ridge area of Bald Mountain will close after operations on April 11, Huffman noted.

From April 12 through closing April 18, Sun Valley will operate the River Run, Lookout Express, Challenger, Christmas and Frenchman’s lifts.


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