When some of us SKI Magazine folks were kids, we weren't exactly model students. If there was a chance to play hooky and hit the ski hill, you can bet we took it. (Not that we're recommending that as a career-advancement strategy for you aspiring ski journalists out there -- we're just saying.) So when we hear about programs like the following, we become convinced that we were born too soon.
Moonlight Basin is in foreclosure, according to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. In 2007, Moonlight borrowed $100 million from Lehman Brothers, the recently troubled investment firm. Court papers were filed against the Montana ski resort, which opened just six years ago, on September 10th, claiming Moonlight owes the firm $78 million in principal and $8.3 in interest.