Wyoming ski area to close after unprofitable decade
CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming ski area will shut down after the winter season.
Sleeping Giant Ski Area outside Cody has been operating at a deficit of over $200,000 per year.
Yellowstone Recreations Foundation runs the ski area. Foundation manager Amy Woods says the nonprofit will continue to run a zipline during the summer.
The ski area dates to the 1930s, when it was known as Red Star and operated across U.S. Highway 14-16-20 from its current location.
Sleeping Giant closed in 2004 but reopened in 2009, the Cody Enterprise reports.
Yellowstone Recreations Foundation board member Otto Goldbach says the ski area hasn’t turned a profit since reopening.