The $5 million ski resort at Glenstone in western New South Wales, Australia, will get an extra three years of funding from taxpayers.
Key points:The $5m project, which opened in January 2016, is set to expand the ski area and includes an extension of the cable mountain lodgeThe ski area is set for a further expansion into the winter monthsThe project has been in the works for almost three years and was awarded a $1.1 million grant in May 2016The new extension will see the cable mountaineering and skiing facilities expanded and will allow for further improvements and upgrades to the existing ski area, according to the state’s Tourism Department.
“The cable mountain has been an important part of Glenstone’s history since it was established by Jackson in 1885,” Tourism Minister Andrew Barr said in a statement.
“Over the years, it has provided an important resource for the community.”
It will provide a fantastic new venue for winter ski trips, as well as a great new amenity for visitors to the area.
“The project was approved by the State Government in May last year.
It is the second major project approved for the ski resort in the last five years.
The $1 million ski lift and cable mountain resort was completed in February last year and opened in a bid to create a winter ski experience for the residents of the Glenstone area.