Tag Archives: Idaho

Oregon Couple Buys Idaho Ski Resort for $149,000

Fairfield, ID – Out of over 2,000 offers, a Bend, Ore. couple are now the proud owners of an Idaho ski resort, for the unheard-of sum of $149,000. The non-profit that has been running Soldier Mountain since it was donated to them by actor Bruce Willis in 2012 felt that Matt and Diane McFerran were the … Continue reading Oregon Couple Buys Idaho Ski Resort for $149,000

What’s New in Idaho This Ski Season

Boise, ID – Idaho is home to 18 ski areas offering everything from world-class resorts with beautifully groomed runs and glades of feather-light powder for all skiing and boarding abilities, to small community ski areas for sliding on a budget.  Collectively with more than 28,000 leg-burning vertical feet, 20,000 skiable acres and a wide array of Nordic trails, … Continue reading What’s New in Idaho This Ski Season

Idaho Ski Resort Gives Free Lift Tickets to Beginners

McCall, ID – Idaho’s Brundage Mountain Resort will be giving never-evers another reason to try skiing or snowboarding this winter, offering free lift tickets on its beginner chairlift all season long. Visitors of any age can visit the ticket office to pick up a free Easy Street lift ticket any day of the 2015-16 winter season. … Continue reading Idaho Ski Resort Gives Free Lift Tickets to Beginners

Bloomberg: Ski Towns Among Nation’s Richest

New York, NY – News flash: ski towns are some of the richest rural communities in America. Surprised? No, we’re not, either. In August, Bloomberg News compiled a list of the 20 wealthiest rural “micropolitan areas” in America, with populations ranging from roughly 10,000 to 50,000. It’s no surprise to us that over half are home … Continue reading Bloomberg: Ski Towns Among Nation’s Richest

Idaho’s Tamarack Resort Reopens Lost Ski Terrain

Donnelly, ID – Tamarack Resort cashed in a life line in 2010, when a local homeowners’ association successfully petitioned a bankruptcy court to allow it to operate the beleaguered Idaho ski area. It’s continued limited operations ever since, without access to a key terrain pod rendered irrelevant after a lender removed the chairlift that accessed that sector. That’s about … Continue reading Idaho’s Tamarack Resort Reopens Lost Ski Terrain

Aspen Skiing Company to Build a New Limelight Hotel at Sun Valley

Ketchum, ID – Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) has closed on a property in Ketchum, Idaho, purchased from Bald Mountain LLC to be developed as a new Limelight Hotel, modeled after the company’s existing property in Aspen, Colo. The property is in close proximity to Sun Valley Resort’s River Run base of Bald Mountain ski area … Continue reading Aspen Skiing Company to Build a New Limelight Hotel at Sun Valley