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Investor to reopen ski area near Beaver

Investor to reopen ski area near Beaver

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BEAVER, Utah (AP) -- A businessman who says he acquired a defunct Utah ski area from bankruptcy plans to reopen Elk Meadows under a different name.

Shane Gadbaw says he will operate Elk Meadows as a public ski area this winter instead of a gated private resort that was a planof the most recent investors.

Gadbaw told The Salt Lake Tribune he will price lift tickets at $45 for adults and $32 for seniors and children.

Gadbaw plans to name the ski area Eagle Point.

The ski area, about 200 miles south of Salt Lake City, has stood idle for eight years. It has four chair lifts and 36 runs.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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