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Location DB > Canada > Alberta > Spruce Grove > Abandoned Ski Hill
 Name
Abandoned Ski Hill
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 Database Info
created by warcriminal on 1/11/2012 11:19 PM
last modified by thegerm on 6/20/2012 2:37 AM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description

 Basic Information
Type: Building, outdoors
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Address
range Rd 20
Spruce Grove, Alberta
Canada
Owner:
 Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • air quality
  • icey road in the winter
  •  Interesting Features
    loads of buildings to explore
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • locked gates
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1966
    Closed: 1990
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  • towelettes
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    So what happened to Lake Eden ski hill? The generally accepted story goes like this:


    Lake Eden was built in 1966 by Erwin and Will Zeiter.

    It functioned as a ski hill throughout the 1970′s, 1980′s through to the early 1990′s.

    In the early 1990′s investors sought to turn the resort into a golf course.

    When the development plans for the golf course were denied, the investors closed the resort.

    On August 18, 2010, the Lake Eden property was sold in a tax sale for $1.5 million to Jack Purdy, of Armac Investments Ltd.

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     Photo Galleries
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    pics during night
    Wed, Jan 11th, 2012
    posted by warcriminal
    25 pictures
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    After arson
    Tue, May 1st, 2012
    posted by thegerm
    9 pictures


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     Web Links
    http://www.lakeeden.ca/
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Opheliaism on 6/20/2012 6:24 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jun 20 12 at 18:24, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jun 20 12 at 2:37, thegerm changed the following: Status
  • on May 1 12 at 15:48, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on May 1 12 at 2:50, thegerm added some pictures to a gallery
  • on May 1 12 at 2:45, thegerm created a new gallery
  • on Feb 9 12 at 17:45, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Feb 9 12 at 17:21, warcriminal changed the following: History
  • on Feb 9 12 at 17:20, warcriminal changed the following: History, Web Links
  • on Feb 9 12 at 17:19, warcriminal changed the following: History, Year Built, Year Closed
  • on Jan 31 12 at 0:03, Opheliaism validated this location
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