Ski Guide: Boyne Mountain News for 2016/2017 Season

Boyne Mountain:

BOYNE FALLS: One of Michigan’s largest ski resorts, Boyne Mountain, is getting bigger this winter with the addition of two new retail stores and a new activity fort for kids. The resort is also offering expanded night skiing terrain, a fully renovated salon, new snowshoe supper, and the delivery of provisions for the 2016/17 winter season.

Gear Up with New Stores in the Village

This winter guests to Boyne Mountain can browse gear in two new shops now open in the resort’s Village. The newest additions are the Under Armour Store and The North Face Store offering a wide assortment of the latest apparel, footwear, accessories and logo wear for every member of the family. The Village also offers: Boyne Country Sports, Boyne Outfitters, Forty Acres Tavern, Kilwins, Mountain Express Deli & Provisions, and Spielladen Toy & Candy.

New Snow Fort Activity Room at Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark

Young splashers have a new space to enjoy at Avalanche Bay, Michigan’s largest indoor waterpark. Fritz’s Snow Fort offers kids up to age 12 a play structure loft and place to create fun crafts and art projects with new offerings scheduled daily on weekends and also open for expanded hours during holiday periods. Access to the Fort is complimentary for resort lodging guests, and is also included with admission to Avalanche Bay Indoor Waterpark. For more information, visit avalanchebay.com.

Lights on in Meadows

Nighttime skiers and riders can enjoy an additional 30 acres of terrain this winter with the addition of lights in the popular Meadows area. The new lights will illuminate The Meadows, Idiots Delight, Thunder and Stein’s Mambo with lift access on the Meadows chairlift, a Doppelmayr conveyor loaded quad that offers the second fastest ride up the mountain. Night session lift tickets are available Wednesday-Saturday, 5-9 p.m., and daily during holidays.

Introducing The Spa at Boyne Mountain

Newly refreshed, The Spa at Boyne Mountain, formerly Solace Spa, has received a significant makeover with a stunning transformation to its salon, entrance, retail area, and fitness facilities. As the largest spa facility in Michigan (19,500 square feet), the Spa offers an array of services within its 18 treatment rooms.  For spa reservations, call 231.549.7946.

Popular Snowshoe Supper Expands to Friday and Saturday Nights

Last winter saw the launch of Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Suppers, an incredible evening combining the best of northern Michigan with a snowshoe hike, hot toddies, bonfire, and three-course dinner.  The Friday Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Suppers begin at 6:30 p.m. with a ride up Boyne Mountain’s famed double chairlift, Hemlock, to the summit where spiced wine and hot chocolate are waiting at the Eagle’s Nest. There, snowshoes are provided and guests can stomp their way along snow-covered trees and trails stopping at a bonfire to restock on beverages and enjoy the ambiance of a refreshing winter evening, before arriving at the final destination, Stein Eriksen’s restaurant. For reservations, call 231.549.6854.

Provisions Delivered to Your Door

Jump start your vacation at Boyne Mountain by skipping the store. The resort’s Mountain Express Deli & Provisions now offers provisions delivered to guest rooms and condos that can be conveniently ordered online or by calling 231.549.7205. Select from prepacked provisions or choose from a full array of essentials including snacks, beverages, sundries, beer, wine and liquor (proper identification checked upon delivery), ice, and toiletries.

For lodging reservations or more information, visit boynemountain.com or call 866.759.1472.

—press release provided by Boyne Mountain Resort


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