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On Thu, 2 Oct 2003 13:45:38 -0400, Jerm <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>No this is way further over than that. It's not part of the ski area. You
>can see it on the aerial and it's marked on the topo too. I did some
>googling and it seems Hunter had planned a big expansion years back that
>was nixed cause they had to get a change to the Forever Wild clause to
>get it built. Somehow that one liftline did get put in though. It runs
>from the base of Hunter West up to a point on the ridge to the true
>summit around 3550' in elevation (the top of the current ski area is
>3200). Does anyone know the full story?


Not the full story, but here's another snippet:  I spent the majority of my
1980's ski days at Huntah.  Back then they actually had that cut on the
map, with the words "proposed expansion".  For 5 or 6 years Hunter regulars
were teased with the hope of expansion to a new mountain.

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