Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Shanty Creek Resorts – Schuss Mountain

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Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55,5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 52%
  • Beginner
  • 48%
  • Families
  • 74%
  • Intermediate
  • 71%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 55%
  • Advanced
  • 36%

Helpful Highlights:

Been coming here for several years. Snow was in best shape ever for early season skiing. Looked like it had adequate ski patrol and staffing. ...

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  • 1

    Do Not Visit!

    by tgrindle - 3rd March 2012

    Pros: ....

    Cons: Overpriced, Broken lIfts, Horrible lift maintenance(when they are running)

    12 inches of snow and this horrible place can not keep their lifts running. They claimed they had a power out that wasn't their fault, (Or more likely their... Full review

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  • 4


    by cgerwig - 11th March 2011

    Pros: Best value ski resort

    Cons: Not for you that want to pampered

    Shanty creek is by far the best value ski resort in lower michigan. The terrain is great plenty of lifts although no high speed. Logging is affordable giv... Full review

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  • 5

    Good for begginer, intermediate, and advanced skiers

    by seanmeenagh - 19th February 2011

    Pros: Schuss Mountain, Summit Village, Lakeview restaurant, black runs at schuss

    Cons: Summit- small, old chairlifts

    Shanty creek is a premium Michigan ski resort. I have been there twice and both times it was a pleasure. The lakeview restaurant is amazing, it consists of ... Full review

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  • 3

    Not impressive

    by Ashpoo - 6th February 2011

    Pros: Quad lifts at Schuss, fire pits, CC ski trails

    Cons: Long, unorganized lift lines

    This was our first (and last) visit to Shanty Creek. Having visited almost all other ski areas in the Lower Peninsula, we were really excited to finally ma... Full review

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  • 4

    Great Michigan skiing

    by loricipheran - 13th January 2011

    Pros: Downhill terrain

    Cons: Lodging

    Shanty Creek has a little something for everybody. There are mild cruisers for beginners, an extensive terrain park with a halfpipe, and some fairly steep ... Full review

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  • 5

    Great place to snowboard/ ski

    by kscmichalik88 - 2nd January 2011

    Pros: Super friendly, nice to kids, good restaurant

    Cons: crowded on holidays

    I've been coming here for three years with my daughter and nieces. I love the sensitivity to those who are a bit apprehensive about getting on and off lift... Full review

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