Developments on Green Mountain
Proposed rezoning of ski area near Encampment latest in decades long pursuit of winter recreation
June 30, 2021
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series on the Green Mountain ski area.
When Brush Creek Ranch purchased the Green Mountain Ski Area in June 2019, many residents in Encampment and Riverside assumed, or perhaps feared, the luxury resort would develop the 620-acre property.
A public notice in the June 16 Saratoga Sun seemed to confirm those assumptions with the announcement of a public hearing on July 12 for a zone change from residential to a planned unit development (PUD). Along with the zone change, the PUD included 16 residential lots , each 35 acres or more in size, which owner Br...