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Summit County to deny permit for helicopter skiing at The Canyons

Summit County to deny permit for helicopter skiing at The Canyons

Some commercial helicopters will not be landing near the resort base of The Canyons ski area this winter because a permit for officials to build a helipad will likely be denied.  Summit County Community Development Director Don Sargent said he intends to deny the permit after the Snyderville Basin Planning Commission voted against the application

Source: Park Record, 22-Dec-09

Wasatch Powderbird Guides proposes new helipad near Escala

The company has already used The Canyons as a base for shuttling its customers into the mountains, said Rusty Dassing, a senior guide at Wasatch Powderbird Guides.  “Instead of operating out of the parking lot, they’ve got a better place in mind to have helicopters coming in and out of The Canyons,” Dassing said. A… Read more »

Source: Park Record, 09-Nov-09

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Heliskiing permit extended for 10 years in central Wasatch

Last week the U.S. Forest Service approved a 10-year extension of Wasatch Powderbird Guides’ permit to conduct heliskiing operations along the range from Utah through Davis counties, most prominently in the “Tri-Canyon Area” that includes Little Cottonwood, Big Cottonwood and Mill Creek canyons.

Source: Salt Lake Tribune, 30-Oct-09

Marketing Agency Pilots New Website for Heli-ski Operator Wasatch Powderbird Guides

Source: Dering Elliott & Associates, 14-Feb-09