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Snowbasin Handle Tow Closed Due To Vandalism

Apr 3, 2021, 9:51 AM

Snowbasin's Wildcat Handle Tow was damaged by vandalism. (Snowbasin Resort)...

Snowbasin's Wildcat Handle Tow was damaged by vandalism. (Snowbasin Resort)

(Snowbasin Resort)

HUNTSVILLE, Utah – Officials with Snowbasin Resort said the Wildcat Handle Tow has been closed for the season due to intentional vandalism.

“We are disappointed and upset that someone would do this with almost a week left in the season,” officials said. “We believe one or more persons were involved with damaging the top of the lift at the end of day on Friday (April 2). If you have any information about this incident please contact us.”

The Wildcat Handle Tow was damaged by vandalism. (Snowbasin Resort) The Wildcat Handle Tow allowed skiers and snowboarders to access the terrain park, along with mid- and upper-mountain areas. (Snowbasin Resort)

The Wildcat Handle Tow was installed at the junction of Littlecat Trail and Orson’s Terrain Park earlier this season to provide easier access to Wildcat Express.

Officials said the tow allowed guests to access upper and mid-mountain terrain without taking Needles Gondola, allowing them to avoid congestion in closed-air areas during the pandemic.

Snowbasin’s scheduled closing day is April 11.

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Snowbasin Handle Tow Closed Due To Vandalism