Michigan Ski Areas Race To Open 2017 Edition

Michigan Ski Areas Race To Open 2017 Edition The blast of cold air swept across the state of Michigan this week, with it bringing favorable conditions for early season snowmaking. Temps during the day staying well below freezing and in the twenties, overnight lows have been dipping deep into the teens, things...

What’s New at Michigan Ski Resorts 2017/2018 Season

What’s New at Michigan Ski Resorts 2017/2018 Season It took awhile to get there, but welcome to fall. With many regions across the state seeing sub-freezing temperatures, heavier frost and even accumulating snow amounts we can’t help but get geared up for the season. It’s time to knock the dust of your gear...

Chairlifts Being Scrapped at Sugarloaf Resort

Chairlifts Being Scrapped at Sugarloaf Resort It seems that every few months the rumor mill churns up a fresh batch of conversations around the mothballed resort that is Sugarloaf Resort here in northern Michigan. This time it centers around many of the chairlifts being scrapped and recycled, with employees of...

[Updated] Fire Damages Boyne Highlands Main Lodge Hotel

[Updated] Fire Damages Boyne Highlands Main Lodge Hotel [Updated: 12/11/16 at 2:15 p.m.] Earlier this morning we were notified that there was a large fire in The Main Lodge at Boyne Highlands Resort. A statement released by Boyne Highlands stated approximately 40% of the building sustained fire damage, with much of the...

Finding the right skis in 2017

Finding the right skis in 2017 Picking the right skis can be a challenge. There are so many choices and with a ski package in most cases being well north of $800, choosing wrong can be costly and leave you feeling burned. Given the opportunity to test out many skis for 2016/2017 prior to them...

Michigan’s Sugar Loaf Ski Resort Purchased [Again]

Michigan’s Sugar Loaf Ski Resort Purchased [Again] After 16 long years and numerous fallen deals, Sugar Loaf Ski Resort, in Cedar, MI has finally been purchased.┬áSteven Haugen, a building official with the Leelanau County Construction Code Authority reported to the Traverse City Record Eagle that Jeff Katofsky, an...