Ski Santa Fe will allow ski bikes for the disabled

Posted at: 02/26/2013 2:54 PM
By: The Associated Press

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe ski resort now is allowing ski bikes after a man with a disability complained when he was turned away.

Steve Wyatt says he was turned down for a discounted ski pass when he showed up at the Ski Santa Fe ticket counter with his ski bike Feb. 17.

The Santa Fe New Mexican says the 48-year-old Wyatt later posted a video online showing two Ski Santa Fe employees telling him his ski bike wasn't allowed.

The owners of Ski Santa Fe issued a new written policy Thursday that says that although ski bikes generally are banned at the resort, people with disabilities may use them.

Disabled people are entitled to a 50 percent discount at Ski Santa Fe if they have written proof of their disability. 

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