PRESEASON GEAR GRABS: TRADE-UPS & SKI SWAPS

PRESEASON GEAR GRABS: TRADE-UPS & SKI SWAPS Out west, snow’s falling. Here in Michigan the temps are falling, too. Ski season is so close you can taste it in the air. Many of us have our eyes on the weather and are thinking about winter ski plans – shaping our budgets for gear, buying lift tickets and...

SAVING CASH ON SKI GEAR

SAVING CASH ON SKI GEAR Im not going to launch into a tirade about the cost of new ski gear. I am not going to launch into a tirade about the cost of new ski gear. I am not going to launch into a tirade about the cost of new ski gear. I promise you, this post will focus on saving money on...

AVALANCHE RESCUE LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION IN THE MIDWEST

AVALANCHE RESCUE LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION IN THE MIDWEST During the last weekened in March, Mt. Bohemia played host to one of the Midwest’s only Avalanche Level-1 Rescue certification courses. MiSkiReport.com contributor Ryan Baker and team were in attendance to learn and gain knowledge on avalanche awareness and...

GROWIN’ GROMS

GROWIN’ GROMS As a child, my local ski hill was Mulligan’s Hollow — a sand dune in Grand Haven, MI and rope tow. We didn’t have a ski race team at my high school and our ski club drove an hour and a half to ski a whopping 350 vertical feet at Bittersweet. It was a big deal to...

MOUNT BOHEMIA SEASON OPENER

MOUNT BOHEMIA SEASON OPENER 5 feet of fresh at Mt. Bohemia. U.P. contributor Greg Thocker relays his experience from the season opener in copper country. Earlier this week the word was spread around local skiers in Marquette that Mt. Bohemiawas getting a lot of snow and may bump the opening day...

BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE BIRMINGHAM RAIL JAM

BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE BIRMINGHAM RAIL JAM A little recap from our man Greg Flowers, aka G-flow, from Boneheadx who was on the scene at the 4th annual Don Thomas Downtown B-ham Rail Jam on Sept. 22nd.So.. the Saturday morning alarm goes off and I stretch – knowing it’s going to be a BIG day in...