Maple Valley Ski Area in Dummerston, Vermont has been been purchased for $745,000 by Sugar Mountain Holdings which represents a group of anonymous investors who exploring converting the facilities into a sustainable brewery and distillery that could be operational within a year. If your dream is to visit a brewery/distillery with spinning chairlifts don’t hold your breath, according to WCAX3 it could take nearly a decade for the 375 acre ski area to reopen. Sugar Mountain spokesman Keane Aures says to reopen the ski area, investors would have to “start from scratch” in rebuilding. Keane Aures met with the Dummerston Select Board on June 20 to outline a plan for the Maple Valley Ski Area. Aures plans include hiring an engineering firm determine if the base lodge can be as a brewery and a distillery.
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