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Vail Resorts plans to increase summer activities

Vail Resort’s plans to transform the summer experience at Heavenly Mountain Resort and Northstar California could be a game-changing effort to bolster tourism on the north and south shores of Lake Tahoe.

The Colorado-based company plans spend $25 million to add zip lines, ropes courses, summer tubing, climbing walls, expanded hiking and mountain biking trails, interpretive centers and the Forest Flyer, an alpine slide that winds through the forest on raised rails much like a roller coaster, at six of its large mountain resorts.

The company expects to generate an additional $7 million in earnings by creating a slate of …

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Northern Nevada Business Weekly Updated Jun 27, 2013 02:44PM Published Apr 15, 2013 10:17AM Copyright 2013 Northern Nevada Business Weekly. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.