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  • Midwest Ski Areas Garner NSSA Awards

    Only five ski areas nationwide have received two Heads Up National Ski Area Safety Awards since the inception of the program to recognize innovative safety programs by the National Ski Areas Association (NSSA). 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

  • 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

  • Sun Doesn't Set on Sundown Mountain

    It's a nice little perk from the folks at Sundown Mountain, Iowa. This year, their 2006/07 season pass is being honored by Silver Mountain in Kellogg, Idaho. Sundown says it's the only two region season pass available in the Midwest. Sundown's terrain park is a big draw. Full Article

    22nd 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

  • Hidden Valley Reveals Snow Jobs

    Yes, you can work where you ride... The New Jersey snow has yet to arrive but you can help make the machine-spewin' stuff at Hidden Valley. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Heartland Skiers Sweat Out Thanksgiving

    The weather remains mild across much of the Heartland as we head through the Thanksgiving weekend; the warmest in over a decade for Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Full Article

    21st 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

  • Nordic Mountain Expands Terrain

    Nordic Mountain, located in north central Wisconsin, has expanded its terrain park to cover three full runs with small, medium, and large terrain park features. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Cannonsburg Expands Terrain Park

    Cannonsburg, located on the outskirts of Grand Rapids, has expanded its terrain park with jumps, bumps, rail slides, table tops and picnic tables. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Traditional Thanksgiving Openers In Jeopardy

    Traditional Turkey Day openers are going to be a mixed bag across the Heartland. A few areas have struggled open already despite the marginal winter weather conditions we've experienced. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Hyland Park Ski Patrols Receive Awards

    The Three Rivers Slopes ski patrol as well as the Viking Nordic patrols at the Hyland Lake Park Reserve, a big winter recreation complex located near the Mall of America in Minneapolis, were recently recognized for outstanding public service. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Indianhead Demo Days Coming Soon

    Indianhead, located in the heart of the western UP's Big Snow Country, will be hosting its annual Demo Days the weekend of December 2-3. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • It's Wet, It's Sticky, Wild Mountain Still Skiing On It

    Those wild Minnesotans are still at it up on Wild Mountain. Full Article

    8th November 2006

  • Nubs Gets the Nod

    The heads they are a'swellin' at Michigan's Nubs Nob ski area after a recent reader poll ranked their terrain park as Numero Uno in North America. Full Article

    8th November 2006

  • Boyne Pushes Good Grades

    Both Boyne Mountain and Highlands are again offering the Student Freeride Program this winter for local students. Full Article

    6th November 2006

  • Wind Power Hits the Midwest

    Earlier this season I reported on Michigan's Crystal Mountain and their commitment to using wind power, and now Buck Hill, located near the Twin Cities, was a recipient of the National Ski Area Association's prestigious Silver Eagle award for energy conservation. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Sunburst Lowers the Bar for Tots

    Sunburst Ski Area, already noted for their teaching programs, is lowering the bar – or age limit – to include tots in their newly expanded children's teaching program for this coming season. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Ski Brule Open for Season

    Ski Brule, located in the UP near Iron River along the Wisconsin border, opened for the season this past weekend and is the first ski area to open in the Heartland; nobody else is even close to being open at this time. Full Article

    31st October 2006

  • Wild Mountain Beefs Up Terrain Park

    Wild Mountain, located east of the Twin Cities along the Minnesota/Wisconsin border in the beautiful Taylor Falls area, added more snowmaking power this past summer and beefed up their already enhanced terrain park with 10 new rails. Full Article

    31st October 2006

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