Michigan  Ski News Headlines  

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WINTER OUTLOOK

The Farmer's Almanac declared the Upper Midwest a "hibernation zone" and said people should expect a "glacial, snow-filled" winter. In addition to the snow, residents will need to bundle up as some areas could see record-cold temperatures as the mercury could drop to 40 degrees below zero.

The Old Farmer's Almanac also predicts a snowy and cold winter for the Midwest. 


CABERFAE PEAK'S NEW EAST PEAK TRIPLE CHAIR IS READY FOR ACTION!

The East Peak Triple Chair has been commissioned, load tested, inspected and is ready to turn for the winter.  Caberfae Peaks will have a new ride up the hill this season.


BOYNE HIGHLANDS TO INSTALL FIRST SIX-PERSON CHAIRLIFT IN THE MIDWEST

 The Highlands located in Harbor Springs announced plans to install a six-person, high-speed Doppelmayr D-Line bubble chairlift to open for the 2023/24 winter season.  This is the first lift of its kind in the Midwest. Read more...

 

NUB'S NOB WILL INSTALL A NEW QUAD FOR 2022-2023

In terms of Midwest ski areas, Nub’s Nob in Michigan is one of the largest. Fifty-three trails are spread out across three distinct peaks, with eight chairlifts servicing them. One of those chairlifts, the Green Chairlift, will be replaced next off-season with a new Skytrec fixed-grip quad chairlift. Read the story...

 

In their video announcement, Ben Doornbos, who is the General Manager of  Nub’s Nob, explained why they chose a fixed-grip quad over a high-speed quad.

  

MICHIGAN'S INDIANHEAD AND BLACKJACK GET NEW OWNER AND NEW NAMES

Charles Skinner’s purchase of Big Snow is coming with name changes. The resort will now be known collectively as ‘Snowriver Mountain Resort’ with Blackjack being called ‘Black River Basin’ and Indianhead being called ‘Jackson Creek Summit’. Read more...

  

MICHIGAN SKI JUMP RECEIVES $20 MILLION FOR IMPROVEMENTS

Michigan state lawmakers recently passed a $4.8 billion infrastructure plan and part of it will go towards upgrades for the Copper Peak Ski Jump in Gogebic County. $20 million is slated to to restore and develop Ironwood’s Copper Peak Ski Jump facility to host FIS ski jumping events after nearly 30 years out of commission. Read the article...

  

CASHLESS SKI RESORTS WAVE OF THE FUTURE?

Cascade Mountain, in Portage, WI, recently announced that they will be a completely cashless business for the upcoming ski season. Now the only accepted form of payment will be credit, debit, and Cascade Mountain gift cards (physical or electronic). Read the article...


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