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  • 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

  • Traverse City Snowline Online

    A solid cover of winter snow has arrived in the Traverse City area, turning the hills and forests around Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay into a wonderland for skiers, snowmobilers and other winter sports enthusiasts. 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

  • Nubs Nob Adds More Gladed Terrain

    Nubs Nob was not only thrilled to learn that its terrain park was rated as the best in North America, according to a recent survey; it was ranked fourth best for ski area grooming. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • New Stash at Northstar

    Northstar's new terrain park, the Stash, has an all-natural feel. There was a time when the entire mountain was a terrain park, and all the features you hit - rocks, stumps, swales, banks, fallen trees, etc. - were 100 percent natural. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Shanty Creek Bounces Back

    Under new ownership Shanty Creek continues to upgrade facilities and bring the resort back to its former glory years. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Marquette Mountain Adds New Lift

    Improving their uphill capacity by almost 50-percent to its most popular slopes, Marquette Mountain, located within the city limits of the UP's Queen City, has replaced the old front-face double chair with a new triple, improved its terrain parks and added a new kid's play area at the top of the Tyro lift, complete with a ski-in/ski-out fort and slides. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Indianhead Extends Value Season

    Indianhead, the chief of the UP's Big Snow Country, has extended its value season for an extra week offering significant lodging package savings through Christmas. Full Article

    21st November 2006

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