BOYNE 6 FOR 1 ROUND UP

BOYNE 6 FOR 1 ROUND UP Last Friday was marked as a holiday on many people’s calendar.  Boyne’s infamous 6-for-1 is the annual event where many snowsports enthusiasts make the trek ‘north’ to get their snow fix in on the cheap, and it wasn’t very hard to twist...

The Blizzard of 2010? | Weekend Recap

The Blizzard of 2010? | Weekend Recap Winter weather is here and for any snow-crazed enthusiast, poking your head outside after Saturday afternoon's cold snap should have brought a smile to your face. Depending on where you are at in Michigan, the weatherman's prediction was a touch off.  So,...

Race to Open | Snowmaking Challenge

Race to Open | Snowmaking Challenge Temps are finally dropping across the state and it looks like some promising conditions for snowmaking in the next few days. In an effort to get you pumped for the coming season, we're challenging all the resorts and ski areas across Michigan to start documenting...

TRAVERSE CITY SKI SWAP : THE EXPERIENCE

TRAVERSE CITY SKI SWAP : THE EXPERIENCE This past weekend we made the trek to Traverse City for a packed day of ski and snowboard madness that included the Grand Traverse Ski Club’s annual ski swap and the Snowvemberfest rail jam. The GT Ski Club puts on one of the best and largest ski and snowboard swaps...

I Ride For Nick’s Eyes

I Ride For Nick’s Eyes At age 24, Nick Moore has had his fair share of challenges growing the successful apparel company, Demon Dirt along with their snow division Demon Snow.  This longtime mountain biker and freestyle ripper is unfortunately dealing with the greatest challenge of his...

State of the Industry

State of the Industry This week, I had the privilege to attend the Michigan Snowsports Industry Association's (MSIA) annual meeting held at Shanty Creek.  The MSIA was formed back in 1991 and was assembled to improve awareness of snowsports in Michigan, while attracting new...