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Blacktail Mountain Ski Area Could Be Yours for $3.5m

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On the market is Blacktail Mountain Ski area, Montana, at an asking price of $3.5m. Talks of an exit plan from the owners have been circling since the summer of 2016 but there has yet to be a deal made.

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Co-founder and the ski area general manager, Steve Spencer, mentioned that the sale of the ski area also comes along with lodges, lifts, equipment, and a ‘special use permit’ from Flathead National Forrest, the owners of the land.

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Having been in operation for 19 years and all beyond the age of retirement, it only seemed sensible that there was a move towards exiting. Blacktail was founded in the mid-90s and the mountain was opened in 1998. Ever since, it has been a popular ski destination and more importantly for a potential buyer, profitable.

“I hope whoever buys it will take it to the next level,” Spencer stated. According to him, there have been a number of inquiries but none have been followed through as of yet.

The ski area is perfect for beginners through to experts with 26 runs (15% beginner, 70% intermediate, and 15% expert).

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