Wyoming

Grand Targhee Resort in Wyoming plans new lifts, terrain

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Grand Targhee Resort is proposing an expansion that would increase its skiable acreage by 50% but retain its low-key atmosphere.
 
Owner and General Manager Geordie Gillett told the Jackson Hole News & Guide the U.S. Forest Service recently received the resort's 147-page master plan for consideration.
 
The plan proposes new chairlifts, new restaurants, more snowmaking, a zip line, an aerial adventure course and more.
 
Gillett says he's aware the expansion plans raise concerns but he says the resort has no intention of ruining the low-key experience it provides customers.
 
The proposal has to be accepted under the National Environmental Protection Act and pass an environmental assessment.
 
Gillett says the summer of 2021 is a realistic goal of when expansion work could begin.


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