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