Class Action Lawsuit: Ski Free with Shell

Most of us are familiar with the Ski Free with Shell program. You go to participating Shell gas station, buy 10 gallons worth of fuel, and receive a voucher for buy one/get one free lift ticket, valid at partner resorts.  This Read More …

Winter is what you make it

I remember how excited I was when I first started snowboarding; I was that kid in jeans that had no idea what he was doing and fell down over and over again.  By the end of the day, I was Read More …

Poaching Lines: Avalanche Park (Barn Mountain)

Note: This will be Part 1 in an ongoing series exploring some of Michigan’s lost, abandoned, or closed ski resorts. For other poaching-related adventures and ideas, check out the Poaching Lines archive. In the State of Michigan among the 30+ Read More …

Unsung Heroes of Snowboarding

As I was having one of the best weekends ever on a snowboard, one thing occurred to me as I watched the lift operator tirelessly load chairs:  there are a lot of unsung heroes who help make your day on Read More …