A little rain never hurt anybody, unless you’re a ski area, in which case a few days of mellow temps and light rain are apparently enough to kill the season. Most smaller ski areas in Michigan had gone to weekends only operations, and were poised to operate on a day-by-day basis, but as of only…
While most of you were nursing hangovers from the New Year’s revelries the night before, I packed up the Jeep and headed up to Pine Knob to do that snowsurfboarding thing.
Should’ve ridden Saturday which would’ve been another legendary spring corn session in January. Instead, I opted for Sunday to hook up for a few with Jon from Parx.
Full report on Pine Knob’s terrain parks as of January 5, 2013.
It’s pretty clear Pine Knob is pushing for great parks again this winter. Pine Knob boasts three terrain parks, all of which are now fully open,. They aren’t quite in peak-season form yet, but they’re getting there! Details below.
Almost every trail was either open or partially accessible, there were a few basic features and a mini-jump, and the snow was great.
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.
There were a few positives about the winter that wasn’t — it really showcased the resolve of our local ski hills, who did everything humanly possible to give us a good season when Mother Nature turned her back on us.