Last Chance for Northern Lower Michigan Annual Ski Passes!
The lowdown: Deadlines for some early bird buy-ins at ski resorts in northern Lower Michigan have passed, but good deals remain (and deadlines FAST approaching). Here’s a […]Skitoberfest at Boyne Mountain Resort
On October 4, 2014 Boyne Mountain Resort is hosting their sixth annual Skitoberfest! Enjoy a day of activities that will keep the whole family entertained from face […]Early Bird Deals for Northern Michigan Skiing
As autumn approaches in Northern Michigan now is the time to get deals on ski passes for winter. We’ve compiled a list of some Northern Michigan Ski […]Northern Michigan Spring Room Specials at Ski Resorts
The snow and skiing are gone and done, but the rooms at the Northern Michigan ski resorts are still there—which is why the room rates for staying […]Northern Michigan Spring Skiing: Winter’s Last Stand
With feet of carefully groomed snow still coating their slopes, Northern Michigan ski resorts are open for spring skiing. Get your last rides in while the snow […]Schuss Mountain Snow Challenge
On Saturday, April 5th and Sunday the 6th, the slopes of Schuss Mountain will transform from a skier’s paradise to an off-road course fit for the most […]Boyne Ski Passes Available for Winter of 2014/2015
The snow is slowly melting away, and while this change marks the coming of spring, it also marks the sad conclusion of ski season. Yet there’s still […]Shanty Creek Celebrates Northern Michigan With ‘Beer & Boards’
Northern Michigan Events: Shanty Creek invites adult guests for a celebration of Northern Michigan’s craft brews at the base of Schuss Mountain, Jan. 19Boyne Mountain’s Carnival Weekend
Get ready for the biggest and best spring celebration in Northern Michigan: Boyne Mountain’s Carnival Weekend. From Friday, March 14th to Sunday, March 16th, experience a fun-filled […]Shanty Creek and Boyne Highlands Feature Microbrews at Weekend Events
This March, drop the kids off at the chairlift and enjoy a fine, Northern Michigan-made craft brew at a weekend event at Shanty Creek or Boyne Highlands. […]Hike, Ride, and Imbibe at Suds and Snow in Traverse City
On Saturday, March 8th, hike, ride, and imbibe at Suds and Snow in Traverse City, an outdoor winter festival celebrating music, craft beer, and everybody’s favorite precipitation—snow. […]Events at Shanty Creek in March and April
A line-up of late winter events at Shanty Creek in March and April offer a variety of wintery entertainment. When it comes to winter events, Shanty Creek […]Pictured Rocks Winter Vacation. Right. Now.
Jeff Smith, editor of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, took advantage of a frozen Lake Superior last weekend and met two friends at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore to […]Northern Michigan President’s Day Packages
Valentine’s Day and President’s Day always land smack-dab on the 14th and 17th of February, but this year the two holidays span the workin’ man’s best friend: […]Shaggy’s Copper Country Skis
Strap on a pair of state-of-the-art, Northern Michigan-made skis from Shaggy’s Copper Country Skis The evolution of Shaggy’s Copper Country Skis began with a surfboard: in 2004, […]Skiing the Sleeping Bear Dunes Heritage Trail
Hankering for the quintessential Northern Michigan winter outing? Rent skis or snowshoes at Crystal River Outfitters in Glen Arbor, then set out on the Sleeping Bear […]Gliding Toward the Sun: An Essay on Cross-Country Skiing
Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine contributor Kandace Chapple examines an afternoon of cross-country skiing that led to reflections on courage, family, and nature. The following essay is featured […]Petoskey’s Eric Rasmussen: Olympic Snowboard Technician
Eric Rasmussen—Raz to anyone who knows him—is an unsung hero of the upcoming Winter Olympics. The ski and snowboard technician at Boyne Country Sports in Petoskey was […]High School Nordic Ski Team Hosts Pre-Vasa Fundraiser
The Traverse City Central and West Nordic Ski Team will be hosting a pasta dinner before the annual Vasa cross-country ski race on Friday, February 7th. The […]Northern Michigan’s Sugar Loaf Mountain Back in the News
Sugar Loaf Mountain Resort, a Northern Michigan ski resort hosting one of the Midwest’s most renowned ski hills, closed in 2000. Can there be a come back?