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Overview

Ski Brule in Iron River, Mich. is a family-centered resort that has made a promise for several decades that it will be the first to open (sometimes as early as October) and the last to close because of its location and snowmaking capabilities. The Rapids and Snowshoe Terrain Parks make it a favorite of snowboarders and there's even a Learn To Ride program that's free for first-timers, age 10 and up. The Homestead Lodge is popular and has the built-in coziness of a family homestead dating to 1891. There's even a tubing park on the Whitewater Trail.

Inside Scoop

Hillside dining, homestead BBQ, pro shop, gift shop, snowmobile trail access, shuttle service, instruction with kids' programs, childcare, NASTAR, and kids 9 and under ski and stay free.

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

28"
17"
12"
6"
0"
14"
Nov
21"
Dec
23"
Jan
23"
Feb
14"
Mar
11"
Apr
0"
May

Terrain Overview

35%
Beginners Runs
35%
Intermediate Runs
24%
Advanced Runs
6%
Expert Runs
17
Runs in Total
1 mi
Longest Run
150 ac
Skiable Terrain
40 ac
Night Skiing
150 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 11

5
Double Chairs
6
Surface Lifts

Elevation

1860'
Summit
500'
Vertical Drop
1360'
Base

Important Dates

November 23, 20232023/11/23
Projected Opening
April 14, 20242024/04/14
Projected Closing
163
Projected Days Open
164
Days Open Last Year
67
Years Open
150"
Average Snowfall
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