News from Michigan

Check out all the latest happenings at Michigan ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Michigan weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Michigan ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Michigan coverage from the entire ski season.

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  • Northwestern Michigan Resorts Open Into April

    Downhill skiing is still good at the major ski resorts in northwest Lower Michigan – thanks to snowmaking. It hasn't been the greatest winter on record, but Boyne Mountain, Crystal Mountain and Nubs Nob plan on remaining open through April 8; weather permitting of course. Right now all are fully open and in good shape. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Indianhead's Snowbar Hasn't Melted Yet

    The ski season isn't over until the snow bar melts. Or at least that's how the timing usually works at Indianhead in Michigan's UP where the outside snow bar with its two bartenders has become a popular springtime feature, lasting until the area closes in early April. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Big Powderhorn Spends Easter On Slopes

    Big Powderhorn, located on the western end of Michigan's UP, celebrates Easter on the slopes. Normally with plenty of snow left on the slopes over Easter, Powderhorn celebrates the holiday with skiing, boarding, and, what else, an Easter egg hunt; at least they don't toss them. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Crystal Celebrates 50th With '5 for 50'

    Crystal Mountain celebrates its 50th anniversary March 18-22 with lodging rates from just $50 per unit, per night or a ski package starting at $50 per adult, per night; package includes one night's lodging and next day lift ticket. On Friday, March 23 Crystal offers 5 lift tickets for $50. Full Article

    13th March 2007

  • Nubs Nob Mardi Gras

    Nubs Nob celebrates its annual Mardi Gras spring fling on Saturday, March 24 with zany games and fun for all. Events include the Soaker Cup Challenge, costume contests, Crazy Couple and Pepsi Challenge Races, and don't miss the Petoskey Steel Drum Band on the deck with Sean and Patrick Ryan. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Boyne Gets Krazy In March

    Both Boyne Mountain and Highlands get a little crazy the weekend of March 17-18. It's carnival weekend at the Mountain and that means parties, cookouts, live entertainment, the slush cup and plenty of beads for those dudes who get a little crazy. Full Article

    5th March 2007

  • The Nubs Nord and Open Coming

    The annual Nub's Nord, a Nordic festival for telemark and cross-country skiers, takes place at Nubs Nob Saturday, March 10. The event includes tours of Nordic trails, a telemark clinic, pizza party, and tele-gates race. Coming Saturday, March 17, is the 45th annual Nubs Nob Open. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Traverse City Winter Wonderfest

    This charming Lake Michigan resort town can be a bargain-hunter's dream this time of year. Room rates are low, crowds are practically nonexistent and the opportunities for indoor and outdoor recreation – from late season skiing, riding and snowmobiling to shopping, dining and gaming – are virtually unlimited. Full Article

    20th February 2007

  • Mardi Gras - Michigan-Style - at Crystal

    Crystal Mountain hosts their annual Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, February 24, and, as usual it promises to be entertaining. The day-long celebration includes lots of beads, entertainment, food and fun. Full Article

    13th February 2007

  • Boyne Hosts Adaptive Ski Program

    Challenge Mountain, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help physically impaired, mentally challenged and at-risk youth through outdoor therapeutic recreational activities, has teamed with nearby Boyne Mountain to create a satellite program expanding amenities and length of the snowsports season offered to its participants. Full Article

    6th February 2007

  • Mt. Ripley Hosts Winter Carnival Events

    The Michigan Tech Winter Carnival, which takes place February 7-11 in Houghton, draws thousands into town from surrounding communities and Upper Peninsula ski areas to see the larger-than-life ice sculptures created by the college students. Full Article

    30th January 2007

  • Five for Fifty at Crystal

    As part of Crystal Mountain's yearlong 50th Anniversary celebration they are offering five lift tickets for $50 this Friday, January 26 and a special lodging package for Thursday night. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Crystal Mountain Makes Tough Cuts

    If you don't think the hit-and-miss winter weather we've been experiencing across most of the Heartland isn't taking its toll, you would be very wrong. Crystal Mountain, located near Traverse City in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, announced late last week that they had laid off 47 part-time employees. Full Article

    16th January 2007

  • Shanty Creek Reaches Out to Downstate Skiers

    Shanty Creek has announced a program to aid season pass holders at downstate ski areas that have been unable to open due to the above average temperatures and low amount snowfall so far this winter. Full Article

    9th January 2007

  • Crystal Mountain Women's Winter Escape

    If you're a female looking for a new sport, wanting to make a breakthrough with your skiing technique, or just like to enjoy time with girlfriends, Crystal Mountain, one of the Heartland's top resorts, is ready to assist. They are hosting a Women's Winter Escape Weekend, January 19-21, which includes two days of downhill ski instruction, welcome reception, lunches and final dinner. Full Article

    3rd January 2007

  • Mild Weather Mucks With the Midwest

    Unfortunately, as the National Weather Service predicted in early October, an El Nino underway in the Pacific Ocean, has contributed to a mild start to winter across much of the nation and the Heartland in particular. Full Article

    26th December 2006

  • Free Skiing Christmas Day at the Creek

    Shanty Creek, located northeast of Traverse City in Antrim County's beautiful hill and dale country, is offering free skiing on Christmas Day. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Boyne's Six-for-One

    Boyne Mountain celebrates the installation of America's first six-place chairlift – installed at the Mountain in 1992 – by offering six lift tickets for the price of one Friday, Dec. 15. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Michigan McDonald's Promote Ski And Ride

    For the 15th year in a row Michigan's McDonald Restaurants are teaming with the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association to encourage snowsports and outdoor winter activities. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Free Skiing at Treetops

    Treetops Resort, located just east of Gaylord, will open for the 2006/07-ski season Friday, Dec. 23, by offering free skiing for residents from the 11 surrounding northern Michigan counties. Full Article

    12th December 2006

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