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Why Does the Catholic Church Oppose Utah’s Little Cottonwood Canyon Gondola?

September 21, 2022

The Diocese took the stance that the gondola benefits a relative few who already have the means to ski, and that taxpayer money should be used to improve the lives of the state’s most vulnerable, to bolster things like low-income housing, food insecurity, and other quality-of-life issues. In short, private businesses such as Snowbird and Alta should not expect taxpayers to foot the $600 million dollar bill for an outsized system that will only serve a very narrow segment of the population.

The obvious question here is, if Alta and Snowbird are the main beneficiaries of this massive project, shouldn’t they have some responsibility to pay for it? Outside