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By Michele Smith
the Times 

Ski Bluewood Readies for the Season

Ski area south of Dayton prepares for new season with job fair, facilities improvements


November 1, 2018

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Two new lifts and a new warming hut are ready for use when the resort opens...hopefully on Thanksgiving weekend.

DAYTON-Kim Clark, General Manager of Ski Bluewood wants to get the word out about $400,000 worth of facility improvements that are sure to make this year's skiing even more "uplifting."

"We have just completed the first lift improvement since 1986," he said.

Clark said the old platter-pull has been removed and replaced with two conveyor-type lifts, one of which is the 120 ft. Easy Rider, with two separate teaching pods.

The other is a completely covered, 400 ft. long, teaching area.

The idea is to practice turns and stops on the 120 ft. lift before moving on to the 400 ft. lift, to fur...

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