Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Metro Digest

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Metro Digest

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WILDWOOD > Zip line permit request withdrawn * Peak Resorts Inc., owner of Hidden Valley Golf and Ski, has withdrawn its request for a permit to build a zip line because of a vote restricting its operation to seven months a year.

In a letter Friday, Jason Boyd, senior vice president of operations for Peak Resorts, called the vote in favor of restrictions "incredibly disappointing." He said it left the company "no other choice but to seek other options for the property."

He had said after the vote on Nov. 20 that the Ski Resort would remain open until March but that the property probably would be sold to a developer after that.

The Wildwood Planning and Zoning commission voted 7-3 against allowing extended hours and months of operation for the zip line.

The zip line had an estimated cost of $2.5 million, and the company said it wasn't economically feasible to build the line unless it was allowed to operate year-round, and it needed the revenue that zip lines would add. …

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