- 22 Resorts
- Consistent Snow
- Diverse destinations
- Resorts open before those of many other states
- Home to Vail, Beaver Creek, Copper Mountain
Closed (end of season)|
Season Start/End: 11/30 - 4/12
|757ft - 1132ft|
|20%| 48%| 32%| 0%|
|from US$35.00 to US$65.00
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A North Michigan winter is like no other. On a rise above the Betsie Valley, and a short trip away from massive Lake Michigan, is Crystal Mountain, a favorite among Midwest skiers and riders. Crystal is a family-owned and operated ski resort and they work hard to keep guests coming back. Trails and a small stream meander through the village, while the Scottish-themed Kinlochen Lodge looms over the golf course and ski run. Snowboarders are welcome everywhere on the mountain and there are special terrain features that keep it fun whether you're sliding on one board or two. There are 85 acres in which to play and despite the relatively short vertical of 375 feet, one run rambles a half mile. Nine lifts serve 45 slopes of fun, 27 of them illuminated for night skiing seven nights a week.
Downhill, cross country, and snowboard lessons for individual or groups. Children's ski program for ages three and up. Ski shop, ski tuning, nursery, restaurants, pub, shopping 10 miles away, hospital 18 miles away, and rentals. Ninety eight percent snowmaking.
While January, February and March are touted as the months to hit the mountains, sometimes skiers get lucky with snow that keeps on co... More