From Jack Dunn, BMSA Managing Director
Mountain Ski Area announces expansion plans
Environmental Impact Statement has been approved by the federal
authorities in favor of BMSA plans to provide ski lift access to
the back bowl located directly behind Jack's Notch. Several environmental
groups have applauded BMSA on its long standing dedication to wildlife
and plant species protection.
"In the era of high speed six-packs which carry thousands of
skiers per hour our proposal to install a moderate speed triple
chair has received a unanimous approval," says BMSA Director
of Lift Operations John Clark.
The moderate speed triple chair will deliver fewer skiers and thus
reduce adverse environmental impact. It will also provide for longer
lasting, untracked powder.
The yet to be named back bowl is on the northern aspect and its
legendary powder has been a favorite of backcountry skiers for many
The proposed chair lift will be in operation for the 2007/2008 ski
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