Nutting family's improvements at Seven Springs


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Highlights of changes at Seven Springs by the Nutting family:

July 2006

The Nutting family of Wheeling, W.Va., buys Seven Springs for an undisclosed price from the Dupre Family. Adolph and Helen Dupre, the resort's founders, paid $13 at a tax sale in 1932 for 2½ acres described in the deed as "that piece of property with seven springs on it."

2007

Seven Springs celebrates its 75th anniversary as a resort.

Refurbishment of 418 hotel rooms begins.

The high-speed six-passenger Gunnar Express chairlift is installed.

Orvis-endorsed fly fishing program opens.

Downhill mountain bike park opens.

Disc golf course opens.

2008

Hotel room improvements are completed, and slopeside dining room is refurbished.

Foggy Goggle bar is expanded to occupy second floor of the ski lodge and rental shop is automated.

The Alley Terrain Park opens on the North Face.

A second conveyor lift is installed at the snowtubing park.

Timbers, First Tracks and the Gingerbread Dreams sweet shop open.

2009

Trillium Spa and Sporting Clays Lodge opens.

Bavarian Beach outdoor pool and bar opens.

2010

Hotel lobby and ski lodge are renovated

Fleet of new golf carts are delivered to the golf course.

2011

The Streets, believed to be the world's first urban terrain park for skiers and snowboarders, opens in the former Foggy Bowl area.

Superpipe is expanded to Olympic-regulation size.

Prinoth Bison X and three Bombardier snow-grooming machines are purchased.

Easy Rider, a beginner snowboarding area, opens with a conveyor lift.

Rental center is redesigned to accommodate new equipment.

Screaming Hawk zipline opens and summer tubing is added to snowtubing park.

Fitness center is relocated to the hotel.

Bear Trap and Cub Trap game rooms are renovated.

2012

Laurel Ridge canopy tour debuts.

Convention Hall is transformed into a grand ballroom.

Retail shop Signature 7 opens.

2013

The Burton Pirates Riglet Park snowboarding area opens.

Retail corridor is renovated on the first floor of the main lodge.

Five cabins and 10 chalets are refurbished.

Ice cream shop opens in Gingerbread Dreams.

Meadow Woods wedding venue opens and conference and meeting rooms are enhanced.

Seven Springs hosts Pennsylvania's first national snowboarding and ski competitions -- the Burton U.S, Open Qualifiers and U.S. Revolution Tour.


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