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 …