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by: cptodonnell - 23rd March 2018

  • 5
  • 1Beginner
  • 4Intermediate
  • 5Expert
  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 1Family Friendly
  • 2Aprés Ski
  • 5Terrain Park
  • 5Overall Value
Get your Out West fix in the Mid West
Non traditional apres ski and lodging

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I live in Chicago so it’s an 8.5 hour drive. That drive turns off a lot of people (I can hear it now “I can fly to Denver for $250”) but as I tell my friends its worth it. Plan a long weekend (keep in mind they are east coast time). One day at Bohemia will tire you out and save your pocket book compared to out west. If you are a strong intermediate you will find plenty of fun terrain (you don’t have to ski the cliffs or the steep tree runs). The 900 foot vertical makes a big difference compared to the other Midwest hills. Ten to fifteen-minute runs are the norm… even if you don’t stop (hard not to stop because its technically difficult). The amount of snow they get is amazing and this year was more than some places out west. Part of the “danger” of Bohemia is that the runs are not groomed and there are lots of unmarked obstacles and trees in steep areas- so take the warnings serious. Its a natural terrain park (that is why I gave that 5 stars). The one problem with no grooming is that if you have a warm day followed by a cold night- the skier made groves and tracks are frozen the next day. So watch the weather and avoid that if you can. Speaking of watching the weather- that’s what the regulars do here- they are always on the lookout for a powder day (and there are a lot due to lake effect snow). The amount of snow they get (270 inch average) is no B.S. and will shock you. Bohemia sits on a peninsula that jets out almost to the middle of Lake Superior- so it’s a lake effect factory. The lake also keeps the temps a bit warmer than you would otherwise think for being so far north. The "Apres Ski" and lodging is quirky- but that’s part of the appeal of this place. Old guys like me and college ski bums. Not a place to go out to the bars and meet women, but that’s not why you come here. Lodging also fills up fast so book early. Trust me- believe the hype, leave the kids and beginners at home, suck up the drive and go experience Bohemia- you will become an advocate and believer!

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  • anonymous (10th February 2019)

    this place could be the best but needs lift upgrades desperately!!!! and parking expanded before you can think about more sleeping accommodations!!...

  • Jer Baumann (30th January 2019)

    This is a little oasis of legit expert skiing in the Midwest. Bring wide skis you don't mind hitting rocks with. By...

  • cptodonnell (23rd March 2018)

    I live in Chicago so it’s an 8.5 hour drive. That drive turns off a lot of people (I can hear it...

  • anonymous (8th March 2018)

    Believe the hype. This place is unlike any other hill start I know of anywhere. No snow making, no grooming, just natural...

  • Charlie Horkey (20th February 2018)

    This place is awesome, drove up from Detroit to this gem, it’s safe to say I had a smile on my face...

  • Stephen Foster (14th February 2018)

    We stayed in the aqua cabin and they were very nice but very bare no tv, coffee maker, or microwave. The staff...

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