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The 10 Best Ski Resorts in Michigan Of Winter 2021

Michigan is rich in skiing history. Norwegian immigrants, who viewed skiing as a way of life, brought skiing to the state of Michigan in the 1800s. The first ski jumping competition was held in Michigan on February 23rd, 1888. The first winter sports park which later became Hanson Hills was opened in 1920s. Mont Ripley … Read more

Michigan Upper Peninsula Skiing (4 Great Days, 5 Ski Resorts)

This winter we took a long weekend road trip to experience Michigan Upper Peninsula skiing. Michigan, in general, is not really thought of as a skiing destination. The upper peninsula of Michigan is one of more rural out there places in the United States. There are a dozen or so ski resorts hanging out north … Read more

Mount Bohemia Ski Resort. The Best Michigan Skiing Of 2021

Mount Bohemia is a legendary ski resort on the Keweenaw Peninsula in Michigan. It was featured in USAToday’s 10 best ski resorts. It’s been featured in Powder Magazine several times. Mount Bohemia has a reputation of being a powder paradise in an area of the country not known for skiing. It is way out there in the middle of … Read more

The Best Skis For Michigan Skiing 2021 Helpful Guide

The state of Michigan has around 37 ski resorts at the moment. The character of Michigan skiing is unique in that our vertical drop is small compared to out west or out east but our snowfall can be pretty significant due to the Lake Effect of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior. What skis should you … Read more

First Time Guide To Skiing Out West In 2021

You’ve been skiing at bit at Mt Holly, or your small local ski resort, and you’ve taken some road trips to up north or Vermont. Someone introduced you to the Warren Miller film and you’ve seen some out of this world scenes from resorts out west such as Jackson Hole. It’s time for your first … Read more

7 Tips For First Time Skiers To Be Successful

So you want to learn to ski but your not sure what to expect, if you can, or where to go. I learned to ski when I was 6 so this is a long distant memory for me. My wife came to the country a few years ago after growing up somewhere tropical and needed … Read more

How To Keep Your Skis From Being Stolen. 7 Great Ways

How to keep your skis from being stolen. Skis and snowboards are stolen every winter at ski resorts across the US and Canada. If you ski long enough and don’t do anything to prevent theft, sooner or later you’ll come out from a break and wonder where your skis are. Here are some ways to … Read more