It’s hard to believe but we’re pretty much halfway through the season at this point. Most resorts and ski areas start lining up their springtime events for early- to mid-March to ensure adequate snow coverage. Almost all of the ski areas will be closed by April 1, so if you’re still on the fence about…
An unfortunate reminder that no matter where you are snowboarding, or what your skill level is, the sport is inherently dangerous and these risks can never be completely eliminated.
Here’s the skinny on who’s already open and who’s opening this week, if you’re in Chicago-land or Ohio and you’re dying for a fix, get after it and head to Michigan.
Over the weekend the Boyne County Sports store in Novi, MI hosted their fourth annual Burton Sample Sale & Box Jam
It’s that time of year again… here’s the rundown on this year’s season pass offerings at Michigan’s ski resorts of the northern lower peninsula. These are all full-service resorts, within 4 hours of Detroit, and 5 of Toledo, Indianapolis or Chicago.
For those of us in the Midwest, Snowvember is often elusive. It’s a great start to a season if we can get out to the slopes by Thanksgiving or earlier but that’s never guaranteed.
The current issue of Snowboarder Magazine profiles the “Best of” resorts by region. Glad to see that Michigan’s own Boyne Mountain & Boyne Highlands resorts made the cut. Where the Boyne resorts really excel (and why they made the SB “Best of” list) is their commitment to their terrain parks. Each of the Boyne Resorts has its own dedicated park crew, and they’re committed to maintaining a great atmosphere & experience.
Everywhere I look legit ski areas are innovating and giving their customers a better experience. So we here in Michigan can’t compete with the new Gondola or the Stash Terrain Park at Jackson Hole, I get that but there’s plenty of Michigan ski resorts that are investing in making better experiences for their customers.