Bridger Bowl has taken down The Virginia City Chairlift and it will soon be available to the public through an auction. So if you are looking to own a bit of local ski history and are willing to shell out the dough, you should keep an eye on this.
Currently the chairlift is heading to Teton pass Ski Resort in Choteau where all the machinery, cables and chairs will be taken apart before anything can be sold. Administrative Assistant Manager of Bridger Bowl, Bob Petitt, spoke with KTVH and had this to say about the project:
“The remainder of the chairs are being donated to the Bridger Bowl foundation and the foundation will be auctioning them off through our office and we will probably have the final count on the chairs and the auction price in the next 2-3 weeks.”
According to Bridger Bowl, there will be a limited amount of chairs that will be left over. Some will be donated to charitable places like local schools and Heart of the Valley for fund raising. There should be around 75-80 to auction off to the public so get your wallets ready.