MN ski area considering synthetic slope
A small ski area in Minnesota is considering building the country's second Snowflex synthetic slope in order to boost year-round revenue. Hyland Ski and Snowboard area, located just south of Minneapolis, is considering installing Snowflex, a white sheet of plastic bristles that's essentially Astroturf for skiers, to offer year-round recreation for their primarily teenage visitor audience.
Though relatively small in size, Hyland attracts an average of 160,000 skiers and ...
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