Back in 2012, actor Bruce Willis owned this ski resort (Soldier Mountain in Idaho) and generously gave it to a local non-profit organization. Now, the ski resort is willing to sell the place for merely the debt they owe on it just to get the resort back open to the public.
Soldier Mountain Ski Area is selling for only $149,000!!! That’s crazy cheap. You should call up all your old ski buddies and buy a ski resort…
For Only 149,000 You Get:
- A Bar
- A Restaurant
- A Kitchen
- All the Lifts
- All the Buildings
- All the Vehicles
- All the Snow Machines
- The Maintenance Shop
- All the Tools
- All the Inventory
“The price is real. This is all we owe to our bank for the last 3 years of improvements and operations. As a non profit we only sell for the debt owed against the business.
We WERE under contract with Magic Mountain, with a closing end of August, no funds have transferred and WINTER is coming. We need to make public the fact we are still for sale. Any questions about premature selling of passes associated with Magic Mountain, need to be directed to Magic Mountain.
So here is your chance to own a SKI MOUNTAIN! Get your buddies together and make a dream happen. The price is right and the forecast for a wet winter is on the horizon!!” – Soldier Mountain Ski Area, today via Facebook
Soldier Mountain Ski Area Stats:
- 2 Chairlifts
- 1 Magic Carpet
- Top Elevation = 7,177 feet
- Base Elevation = 5,752 feet
- Vertical Drop = 1,425 feet
- Skiable Area: 1,150 acres
- Price = $149,000
Soldier Mountain Ski Area History:
After watching the 1948 Winter Olympic tryouts in nearby Sun Valley, Bob Frostenson and his friend, Harry Durall, decided they couldn’t turn their backs on the sport of skiing. That summer they raised $10,000, began work on a base lodge, and purchased two rope tows, the first powered by a 1938 Chevrolet engine. They cut timber, installed lifts, and built lodges by hand.
The first chairlift was installed in 1971, and the upper chairlift (Bird’s Eye) was added in 1974. Soldier has 1,150 acres (4.7 km2) of variable terrain including a terrain park, glades, bowls, and tree skiing. Soldier maintains snowmaking capabilities, although it has not operated since 1996. Soldier Mountain is open from Thursday through Sunday, except for the Christmas holiday season when it is open daily.
Four miles (6 km) west of Soldier’s summit is Smoky Dome, with an elevation of 10,095 feet (3,077 m). In between there are several peaks well over 9,000 feet (2,740 m): Peak 1 at 9,147 feet (2,788 m) and Peak 2 at 9,529 feet (2,904 m) are used in Soldier’s backcountry skiing operations, served by snow cat. Speculation is that Willis plans lift service to some of these areas.
An early morning fire on Monday, March 30, 2009, destroyed the 61-year-old base lodge. The cause was attributed to electrical wiring, and occurred shortly after the final day of the ski season. A new 4,500-square-foot (420 m2) base lodge was constructed and Soldier Mountain reopened ten months later, on January 28, 2010.
Actor Bruce Willis, a part-time resident of Hailey, bought the ski area in the mid-1990s. After nearly two decades of ownership, he donated it in 2012 to a non-profit organization, Soldier Mountain Ski Area, Inc. Many of its members are from the area and have been skiing/boarding the mountain since childhood. – wikipedia
If interested in purchasing Soldier Mountain ski area, please contact Soldier Mountain ski area via the email below: