Mount Bohemia Ski Resort

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Overview

Mount Bohemia, nestled in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, prides itself on being an extreme mountain where the best can test their skills and abilities to the max. Mount Bohemia is a hidden gem that receives abundant lake-effect snow and has the longest vertical in the Midwest.

The terrain at Mount Bohemia is un-groomed and not suitable for beginners. Expert skiers can relish in the "Extreme Backcountry" section of the mountain, which provides a half-mile-wide forest with chutes and cliff drops.

Where Is Mount Bohemia Ski Resort Located?

Mount Bohemia is 39 miles from Houghton and Hancock, Michigan, and the Houghton County Memorial Airport (CMX).

Restaurants

Breakfast

  • You’d be best served grabbing breakfast in either Houghton or Hancock. Hillside Restaurant opens early and serves up your traditional breakfast favorites. 920 Calverley Avenue, Houghton, MI 49931

Lunch

  • Harbor Haus offers tables with a view, overlooking Lake Superior. It offers a wide selection of apps and entrees. 77 Brockway Avenue, Copper Harbor, MI 49918

Dinner

  • Eagle Harbor Inn Food & Spirits serves up everything from pizzas to burgers to BBQ – something for every palate. 460 W. North Street, Eagle Harbor, MI 49950

Après/Nightlife

  • Bleachers Bar & Grill is a local pub with wood paneling and wide selection of drink options. 307 Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930

Terrain

Terrain

Skiers and riders have access to 900 feet of vertical drop, 585 skiable acres, 2 lifts and an average yearly snowfall of 273 inches with help from the lake effect snow. Four buses serve the mountains.

The resort boasts a "NO BEGINNERS ALLOWED" motto and pushes advanced skiers and riders with their legendary Apex and Horseshoe chutes. the resort also offers access to numerous backcountry glades. Mount Bohemia’s "Middle Earth" adds an additional hundred acres of great advanced to expert terrain.

Inside Scoop

Each section of the mountain offers something a little different. For example, the Bear Den in the eastern region of the resort has the most popular non-gladed runs. The Haunted Valley offers the best snow on the mountain in the spring. The Outer Limits is where you want to go if you’re looking for the deepest snowfall. The Extreme Backcountry area has chutes and small and big cliff drops. Here, you have to take the bus back to the top after reaching the bottom. The best skiing during the week is off the Mountain Dew Lift at Copper Plunge.

Plan Your Trip

Mt. Bohemia Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

47"
30"
20"
10"
0"
0"
Nov
8"
Dec
36"
Jan
39"
Feb
17"
Mar
7"
Apr

Terrain Overview

2%
Intermediate Runs
8%
Advanced Runs
90%
Expert Runs
105
Runs in Total
2.3 mi
Longest Run
620 ac
Skiable Terrain

Total Lifts: 2

1
Triple Chairs
1
Double Chairs

Elevation

1500'
Summit
900'
Vertical Drop
600'
Base

Important Dates

December 16, 20222022/12/16
Projected Opening
April 09, 20232023/04/09
Projected Closing
100
Projected Days Open
83
Days Open Last Year
22
Years Open
273"
Average Snowfall
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