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MICHIGAN SKI RESORTS COVERED IN MORE SNOW THAN VAIL

As of Saturday, December 16, the central Rockies have half the snow of Michigan ski areas. Read it on MLive...

 

SEARCHING FOR A SECRET SKI DESTINATION? TRY MICHIGAN - NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE

Skiing has a long tradition in the state. Visits to three resorts make the case for an extended winter vacation. Michigan Skier editor Jim Neff is quoted in paragraph four. Read the article in the New York Times...

 

NEWS FROM MICHIGAN'S SKI SLOPES AND TRAILS FOR THE WINTER OF 2017-2018

 Skiers and boarders can look forward to the coming season with plenty of places to enjoy Michigan’s snow-filled slopes and trails.  With a combined total of 49 ski areas, boasting over 240 lifts, about 1,000 runs, more than 80 terrain parks and hundreds of kilometers of groomed cross-country, fat bike and snowshoe trails, there is something for everyone. Read about what's new...

 

GET $1600 WORTH OF SKIING FOR JUST $269

The White Gold Ski Card allows you to ski 34 Michigan ski areas for just $269. Get the details at the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association website. 

 

FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADERS SKI FREE IN MICHIGAN!

The MSIA has established a state-wide program that provides every 4th and 5th grader the opportunity to ski for free. Students can obtain a “Cold is Cool” Ski & Ride Passport that gives them up to three free lift tickets or trail passes over 25 participating ski areas, plus additional discounts on the slopes and in Michigan ski shops.  Read about it at GoSkiMichigan.com...

 

VERTICAL DROP SKI SHOP BRINGS PROFESSIONAL LEVEL TRAINING TO ALL SKIERS

A new ski shop in Clarkston is bringing training technology traditionally only available to professional skiers to everyone.  Vertical Drop Ski Shop, a full-service, ski retailer has a SkyTechSport Ski Simulator that combines smart sensor technology and virtual reality to create the effects of an actual ski slope. It’s the only in-store version in the U.S. Read more...

 

FREEDOM FOUND BY WARREN MILLER AN INSPIRING READ 

For the past seven decades, no ski season has officially commenced unless you have seen the latest Warren Miller movie. Miller's autobiography, “Freedom Found,” is an insightful look into what made him the “godfather of action-sports filmmaking.” Read Jim Neff's book review here...

 

CABERFAE PEAKS HISTORY

While you're anticipating ski season, you might be interested in the history of Michigan's first destination ski resort. Click here...

 

CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN MAKES $11 MILLION ADDITION

With an price tag of $11 million, the addition is the largest Crystal Mountain has ever undertaken at one time, adding more than 31,000 square feet and 25 new rooms. See it at UpNorthLive

 

FEATURED RECIPES FROM ANNIE'S KITCHEN

Busy getting ski season underway? Want a great easy-to-prepare dinner? Corn(snow) Flake Chicken with Egg Noodles is a recipe that was a staple in Jim's house when he was growing up. It's one of his mom's best, but so easy to prepare it's a snap.  See this and more on our Skier Kitchen Page... 

SKI CONDITIONS & WEATHER

Garland is one of Michigan's greatest cross country ski destinations.  Check out the Ski Conditions and Weather at Garland, all brought to you compliments of Garland Resort