The Aspen Times is reporting that Skico is asking the individuals who took a chair from the Bell Mountain lift bring it back — no questions asked. Sometime last week the chair was taken and with out it the 33-year-old lift cannot run.
The design and mechanics of Bell Mountain lift requires that all chairlifts are on the line.
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“I’m certain someone thought this would make a cool bench in their backyard and didn’t consider the bigger impacts this could have,” said JT Welden, Aspen Mountain manager, in a prepared statement. “We all want the Bell chair to spin this year, so we are hopeful that the chair is returned and we can get ready for a great season.”
Aspen Skiing Co. spokesman Jeff Hanle told the The Aspen Times via email that Skico officials considered giving a reward but decided to rely on good, old-fashioned honesty.
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