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Ski Industry Says 2007 was Another Record Year

Ski Industry Says 2007 was Another Record Year

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah's ski areas say it was another great winter.

The totals are in and according to Ski Utah, the state's ski resorts set a record for the fourth straight year in terms of "skier days."

That's the industry measuring stick for overall attendance. Utah had 4,082,094 skier days. That's up about 19,000 from last season despite below-average snowfall.

The National Ski Areas Association defines the days as one person visiting a ski area for a day or partial day for the purpose of skiing. Nationwide, skier days were down about 7 percent from last season.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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