Pittsburgh Pirates Chairman of the Board Bob Nutting stands on the field before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Pittsburgh Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
CHAMPION, Pa. (AP) – Seven Springs Mountain Resort in southwestern Pennsylvania will acquire a nearby resort that boasts ski trails and an 18-hole golf course.
Seven Springs, about 50 miles from Pittsburgh, says it is buying Hidden Valley resort from The Buncher Co.
Seven Springs chairman Bob Nutting is also a principal owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Wheeling, W.Va.-based Ogden Newspapers Inc.
Nutting says he wants the 1,200-acre Hidden Valley to grow and thrive as a family resort. Hidden Valley is about 13 miles from Seven Springs.
Seven Springs has 33 slopes and trails on 5,500 acres, along with a tubing park, 18-hole golf course and meeting space.