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NASTAR MIDWEST CHAMPIONSHIPS AT CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN
Crystal Mountain will host the Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR Midwest Championships on February 29 and March 1, 2020. This two-day event will include GS Races on Saturday, and the Race of Champions and Team Races on Sunday. On Friday, February 28, join the Crystal Mountain Pros and two-time Olympic Super G medalist and U.S. Ski Team alum Andrew Weibrecht at a Race Clinic where you can practice on the NASTAR course, and work on your skills. To sign up for the Race Clinic, click here. To learn more about the NASTAR Midwest Championships at Crystal Mountain and to register, please click here.
WHAT'S NEW ON MICHIGAN'S SKI SLOPES AND TRAILS FOR THE 2019-2020 WINTER
Throughout the warm months ski areas across the state have been hard at work making improvements to get you back on their hills this winter. With over 30 resorts across Michigan, it can be hard to stay in the loop. Here are all the updates for the 2019-2020 ski and snowboard season. Click here...
COLD IS COOL! 4TH AND 5TH GRADERS SKI FREE
Ski areas and resorts across Michigan have teamed up with Michigan McDonald’s restaurants to provide free skiing to 4th and 5th grade students with the “Cold is Cool” Ski & Ride Passport. More info...
DISCOVER MICHIGAN SKIING -- LEARN TO SKI FOR $20
Twenty-four ski areas across Michigan have teamed up with Michigan McDonald’s restaurants to offer a fun and affordable program to learn to ski or snowboard for as little as $20. Called “Discover Michigan Skiing,” the package includes a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area lift pass or cross-country trail pass. More info...
WHAT'S NEW AT BOYNE MOUNTAIN RESORT FOR THE 2019/2020 SEASON
The 2019/20 season at Boyne Mountain Resort in Boyne Falls, Mich. brings continued snowmaking investments, scanning technology, the start of the Edelweiss Lodge renovation, Sno-Go bikes, online activity sales, a new app and events, enhanced Cherry Pickers Pass, and new Village store. More...
The Indy Pass gives snowriders 88 days of riding at 44 independent resorts across the United States and Canada for just $219! All Indy Pass resorts are independent, authentic, small-to-mid-sized ski areas and feature excellent terrain, snow quality and amenities. With a coalition of less crowded, affordable and welcoming resorts for just $199, the Indy Pass is by far the best value for a multi-resort pass in North America. Including 6 ski areas in Michigan, you can't go wrong. MORE INFO
HICKORY HILLS TO HOST HIGH SCHOOL NORDIC SKI FINALS
The high school nordic ski programs across the state of Michigan rotate host cities every three years between Traverse City, Marquette and Houghton but this upcoming winter each team will have the chance to race an entirely new course. Hickory Hills has been named the host site for the ski finals set to take place February 28th and 29th in 2020. See the report on UpNorthLive.
FEATURED RECIPES FROM ANNIE'S KITCHEN
Need some comfort food after a day on the slopes or trails? Try this one -- Mile High Meat & Pasta Pie. It's a wonderful main entree "pie" that will satisfy the heartiest of appetites. Better yet, it's awesome the next day as a leftover! See the recipe in our Skier Kitchen Page...
SKI INC. 2020
Chris Diamond's new book Ski Inc. 2020 launches Oct. 29: "The ski world has been turned upside down."
This book is a deep, colorful dive beneath the headlines, for any skier who wants to understand today's landscape.
Vote for your favorite Nordic ski center in North America
Few activities can compare to cross-country skiing for the opportunity to experience a quieter, more serene side of winter. We asked a panel of Nordic ski experts to nominate their 20 favorite resorts, and now we need your help crowning a winner. Vote for your favorite once per day until voting ends on Monday, November 18 at noon ET. The winners will be announced on Friday, November 29. Click here for more information...
mountainFLOW SKI WAX -- North America’s only plant-based ski wax!
Nearly all ski wax is made from petroleum. Furthermore, whatever we put on our skis quickly ends up in the snowpack and then in local rivers and lakes. For more information about this new product...CLICK HERE.
MICHIGAN ROAD TRIP -- SHANTY CREEK RESORT
From WNEM TV (Channel 5 in Bay City/Saginaw/Flint).