Michigan Ski News
NUB'S NOB ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE -- OCTOBER 4
Nub’s Nob Annual Open House is Saturday, October 4! with doors open at 9am. Season passes at the pre-season rate,
the Tune Center will be running specials on world cup tune-ups and offering hot deals on skis and tuning
accessories, free chairlift rides from 10am to 4pm, and the famous free Nub’s BBQ will start at 11am. The
Harbor Springs Ski Boosters Annual Ski Swap will also be in the lodge from 9am until 2pm.
Information: www.nubsnob.com, call 231-526-2131 or 1-800-SKI-NUBS.
BOYNE MOUNTAIN SKITOBERFEST -- OCTOBER 4
Boyne Mountain Resort
is pleased to welcome 2014 Olympian Karly Shorr as the featured guest speaker and on-snow Rail Jam judge for the
resort’s 6th Annual Skitoberfest on Saturday, October 4. More Info...
SHANTY CREEK MAKES BIG CHANGES FOR SKI SEASON
Shanty Creek is
unveiling several big changes for the coming ski season, all are expected to improve operations and guest
satisfaction while adding value to each of its three villages across the 4,500-acre resort property. Click here for details...
WHAT'S NEW AT BOYNE MOUNTAIN AND BOYNE HIGHLANDS 2014/15
winter, Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain have installed state-of-the-art snowmaking control systems that
streamline management of each resort’s colossal snowmaking fleet. And that’s just the start of what’s new.
NORWAY MOUNTAIN SOLD
Giving up sunny Florida for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula might make some people
wonder, but for Racine natives Neill Urban and Kristi Luxon Urban, it was a natural choice. The two recently
purchased the Norway Mountain ski resort.
Read more here...
BIG NEWS IN BIG SNOW COUNTRY -- AGREEMENT EXECUTED FOR THE MERGER OF
INDIANHEAD AND BLACKJACK SKI RESORTS
Bessemer, Michigan – June 23, 2014 – Blackjack LLC, owner of
Blackjack Mountain Resort has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of nearby Indianhead Mountain
Resort, a combination that would combine two of the best and most well known ski resorts in the upper Midwest into
a single ski and snowboard experience. “We are extremely excited about the opportunity to operate these resorts and
tailor our offerings to produce the best possible ski experience to Midwest skiers,” said Barry Bolich, General
Manager of Indianhead. “We already have the best snow, and together we would have the best terrain and the best
runs, and the ability to offer all of this in a seamless one-ticket package,” he said. The proposed transaction is
targeted to close prior by the end of July, subject to satisfactory completion of the terms of the agreement. The
purchase price and terms are not being disclosed at this time. More details will be available after closing.
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