Whitefish Mountain Resort sets record for visits
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) – The Whitefish Mountain Resort in northwestern Montana says it had more than 346,000 skier visits during the 2016-2017 season, a record.
The Flathead Beacon reported Monday the resort beat its previous record by about 1,000.
The resort had 407 inches of snow, the second-highest total in 20 years.
The resort closed for the season on Sunday.
During the offseason, the resort plans more than $2.6 million in improvements, including moving an unused chairlift and renovating a bar.
Work on moving the chairlift is underway.
The resort will open this summer for zip-line tours, mountain biking and chairlift rides.
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