This catski operation in Colorado could be yours for $159 000

Yes, you read that right. Ok, it’s US dollars but still. For around AU$200 000 you could be the proud owner of a powder cat skiing operation in snow Mecca, Colorado. Imagine all the new friends you’d suddenly have.

Silverton Powdercats just put themselves on the market including two snowcats, a work vehicle, base area tent, operating equipment and a first page ranking website. Say, what? You’d pay more for the website alone, surely.

The San Juan mountains are a coveted range for powder hounds and home to lift accessed backcountry Silverton Mountain loved by many a hard core powder skier and boarder. 

Lucky for you and your future catskiing business Silverton Powdercats is a mere seven miles down the road.

According to their ‘first page ranking’ website Silverton Powdercats caters for “the up-and-coming powder hound looking to hone in their backcountry skills, as well as the advanced rider looking to be challenged. Our vast San Juan terrain includes chutes, steeps, glades, trees and open bowls, much of which is above tree-line and reaching up to 12,500 feet.”

The terrain offered by Silverton Powdercats is 6000 plus acres and your eager clientele will no doubt be those seeking adventure and are on their way to or from Telluride, Durango Mountain Resort, Wolf Creek, Crested Butte and Monarch. Sounds good to me.

If you want in then apparently you need to contact Jon on + 970 749 6140.

Let me know when you do, I call shotgun on the first cat powder day.

Rachael Oakes-Ash is the name behind @misssnowitall and the founder of A long time travel and lifestyle journalist and ski writer, she's been published in ESPN, TIME, Wallpaper*, Action Asia, Inside Sport, Australian Financial Review, Emirates Open Skies, Conde Nast Traveler and more. She was the Fairfax snow blogger from 2007 to 2017 and the Southern Hemisphere editor for OnTheSnow. Rachael is also a documentary producer, author, radio announcer and humorist.

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