01/25/2011 09:10 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Tom Chapman Details Plans For New Telluride Lifts

TELLURIDE -- Tom Chapman will tell you that one of his main interests in purchasing mining claims in the upper Bear Creek Basin is to defend private property rights. But that doesn't mean he wants the Telluride Ski Area to fail in becoming one of North America's top destination resorts.

In fact, he says, it's quite the opposite.

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