Spring 2014 Events at Michigan Ski Resorts

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 Read More …

Michigan Ski Area Opening Dates – 2012/2013

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. Read More …

Schuss Mountain/Shanty Creek – 03/02/2012

The weather as expected was less than desireable: heavy rain soaked slush snow, mashed potatoes, but fortunately being a weekday, the slopes were empty.

We ripped a few groomers, got stuck in the sticky snow in the glades; I would’ve liked better conditions to talk about the mountain as a whole, but as it was, the snow was just fine for riding park and so that’s where we spent most of our time. Read More …

Michigan Ski Season Passes 2011-2012

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. Read More …

Michigan Ski Resorts: Who’s Doing it Right?

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. Read More …

Michigan Snowboard/Ski Season Passes – Northern Lower Peninsula Resorts

Earlier this week I took a look at season pass offerings in Michigan for Metro-Detroit area ski resorts and also some of the smaller resorts on the state’s west side . There are many ski areas and full-service resorts a few hours to the north, within 4 hours from Detroit, 5 from Toledo, Indianapolis and Chicago. Read More …