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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  • 4

    great up north resort

    by snoguru - 16th February 2010

    Pros: well maintained parks, great snow conditions

    Cons: smelly, dank rental building

    Shanty/Schuss has proven to be a great resort to visit year after year. The snow is better,(not as icy) as the other busier resorts. Ivans is always a go... Full review

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  • 2

    Decent skiing but bad customer service at the resort

    by wmubrad21 - 4th January 2010

    Pros: Summit hotel rooms = nice

    Cons: Restaurants and service = subpar

    My first exposure via the website was okay. The website is nice but it fails to describe what each room entails, which would be helpful in booking rooms. T... Full review

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  • 4

    Best terrain in the Lower Peninsula

    by MISkier - 15th October 2009

    Pros: Black runs, value, short lifts

    Cons: Not always reliable snow reports

    Most of this review focuses on Schuss Mountain, the bigger of the two ski hills of Shanty Creek. Schuss's terrain is outstanding, led by several different ... Full review

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  • 5

    Schuss is great / nice resort

    by Ryan Pringnitz - 8th April 2009

    Pros: You name it they have it

    Cons: Not much

    I find Shanty Creek to be in the top 3 ski hills / resorts in Michigan. The place has it all, fine dining, lodges overlooking ski hills, great downhill terr... Full review

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  • 5

    My Favorite Michigan Resort

    by chrishale - 1st April 2009

    Pros: Schuss Mountain, Lakeview Restaurant, the view

    Cons: n/a

    Shanty Creek Resorts recent renovations have created a wonderful environment for family vacations. Unlike most resorts that center around a single village, ... Full review

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  • 5

    Still a winner

    by jim8588 - 20th February 2009

    Pros: Friendliest lift operators in the midwest

    Cons: No day lodge, few lockers

    Did Shanty Creek Friday 2-20. Snow was great and lift operators were very friendly. Waitress's in Ivans pub were terribly slow though. Nice resort, good ter... Full review

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