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Sipapu, County Present Case To Ski Club Members

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Skiing > Vote among club members will be Thursday

By Tris DeRoma

Recently, the board of directors that govern the Pajarito Ski Area held a couple of meetings to catch residents up to date on what the future of “the mountain” could look like.
Due to a severe lack of snow in the past five years, the Pajarito Ski Area’s finances deteriorated to such an extent that, according to the board, it’s become nearly impossible to keep the 750 acre area in operation. For the past year, the board and the County of Los Alamos have been working to come up with solutions that would secure the area for skiing in the future.
Last week, the board and the county introduced their most recent plan to the public.
It involves transferring its 750 acres to Los Alamos County, who would then lease the majority of it long term to Vadito New Mexico-based Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort. A small part of that transferred land, most likely the part that contains the cell towers would go to Sipapu. Basically, the county gets the land, Sipapu would get the assets and the mortgage, including the equipment it takes to run the ski area.
Though residents and Los Alamos Ski Club members who attended the meetings had many questions, most seemed at ease with the deal.


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