Public comment being accepted for heli-skiing proposal near Silverton

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Public comment being accepted for heli-skiing proposal near Silverton

Land exchange would increase heli-ski terrain more than 10,000-acres
The public comment period for a proposed land swap between Silverton Mountain ski area and the Bureau of Land Management ends Dec. 12. Silverton Guides, the arm of Silverton Mountain that provides helicopter skiing, is requesting BLM remove five active permit areas for heli-skiing that total 5,556-acres in exchange for four other areas around Silverton that total about 16,250 acres.

Public comment being accepted for heli-skiing proposal near Silverton

The public comment period for a proposed land swap between Silverton Mountain ski area and the Bureau of Land Management ends Dec. 12. Silverton Guides, the arm of Silverton Mountain that provides helicopter skiing, is requesting BLM remove five active permit areas for heli-skiing that total 5,556-acres in exchange for four other areas around Silverton that total about 16,250 acres.
To comment

To comment on a proposed land swap between Silverton Mountain ski area and the Bureau of Land Management, email blm_co_gfo_nepa_comments@blm.gov, and include the subject line “Silverton Guides EA.”
Or, send public comments by mail to BLM Gunnison Field Office, Attn: Silverton Guides EA Comments, 210 W. Spencer Avenue, Suite A, Gunnison, CO 81230

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