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Grassroots effort launched to save Detroit Mountain

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Efforts to re-open Detroit Mountain ski area appear to be snowballing, judging by a campaign on email and Facebook.

An email message has been circulating widely, and more than 700 people have become members of a Facebook page called Bring Back the Mountain.


"The county commissioners have been presented with an opportunity to acquire the Detroit Mountain property by trading some tax-forfeited land," Lakeshirts co-owner Mark Fritz said in an email message to friends.

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