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Caberfae Peaks – Family Fun-Day Sunday – Sundays in March
[ March 12, 2017; 3:00 pm; ] The perfect family, winter activity kicks off in January, with the “Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month.” All Sundays in January, February (except Feb 19th) & March are Family Fun-Day Sundays.

Crystal Mountain – Retro Weekend – March 24 – 25, 2017
[ March 24, 2017 to March 25, 2017. ] It's time for a retro flashback and its happening at Crystal Mountain! Dress in your favorite retro clothing. Skiers & Boarders in FULL COSTUME receive $10 OFF an open-to-close lift ticket. Lift ticket is valid Saturday, March 19, 2016 only.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Euchre Tournament and Pizza Party – March 25, 2017
[ March 25, 2017; 12:00 pm; ] Join us for a Euchre Tournament and Pizza Party to celebrate our Season Trail Sponsors! Date: Saturday, March 25th Time: 12:00pm to however long it takes. Show your 2016-17 Trail Sponsor Badge at XC Ski HQ this Saturday, and enjoy free entry into our very high stakes Euchre tournament, PLUS an order of complimentary gourmet Bosco Sticks: mozzarella-cheese-filled breadsticks, served hot and doctored up with [...]

Boyne Highlands – Ski League Championships – March 25, 2017
[ March 25, 2017; ] Get your team together one last time this season and see where you stack up against teams from all over the state. The 28th Ski League Championships is a great afternoon of team racing and camaraderie. Teams are comprised of 7 ski racers, one of which must be a female.  Race will take place on North Challenger [...]

Boyne Mountain – Ride with Karly Shorr Weekend – March 25 – 26, 2017
[ March 25, 2017 to March 26, 2017. ] And for one weekend, Karly will be "coming home" to Boyne Mountain to give you a chance to ride with her. For two days, March 26 from 1-4pm and March 27 from 9am-noon, you can hit the park with an Olympian, Karly Piper Shorr.

Boyne Highlands Downhill – March 26, 2017
[ March 26, 2017; ] Each year, our Boyne Highlands Downhill competition brings the thrill of World Cup-style downhill racing to Boyne Highlands. Open to all ages and ability levels, this popular annual event allows competitors to race on one of two courses - Leprechaun or Olympic - with awards for male and female winners in a variety of race [...]

Crystal Mountain – Easter Egg Hunt – April 15, 2017
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Crystal Mountain – Easter Buffet – April 16, 2017
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White Gold Card – Michigan Snowsports Industries Association makes it possible to ski at 35 areas for just $269
The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) has produced a card that allows the holder to ski at 35 different Michigan ski areas this winter for just $269.  Called the MSIA White Gold Card, it entitles the purchaser to ski one time at each of the participating ski areas during the 2016/2017 ski season. In addition [...]

Crystal Mountain – 12th Annual Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – May 27, 2017
[ May 27, 2017; ] Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling over 75 of Michigan's finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets. Plus, live entertainment held slopeside. Stay tuned for event details! Stay tuned for more participating Breweries and Brat Vendors! Beer available while supplies last. Crystal [...]

Snowmaking at The Homestead – February Cold Blast Means Great Ski Conditions
How many gallons of water does it take to cover all the runs at The Homestead with machine-made snow? What’s the perfect combination of conditions for snowmaking? We caught up with The Homestead’s master snowmaker, Steve Sanborn, for these answers and more. Read on. When most people think of Northern Michigan in winter, they naturally think [...]

Boyne Highlands – News and Specials via Facebook
Boyne Highlands Resort is a family-owned, four-season resort offering the most skiable acreage in Michigan and the highest vertical skiing and snowboarding in the Lower Peninsula. Additional winter activities include cross country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, tubing, Zipline Adventures and more. Boyne Highlands Resort Saturday March 25th, 2017 - 10:27 am It saddens us to [...]

 
 

Caberfae Peaks – Family Fun-Day Sunday – Sundays in March

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The perfect family, winter activity kicks off in January, with the “Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month.” All Sundays in January, February (except Feb 19th) & March are Family Fun-Day Sundays. Caberfae Peaks invites all families to spend some time on the slopes and learn to ski & snowboard together. Package includes lift tickets, ski or snowboard rentals and a beginner group lesson for a family of three from 3 pm to close for only $59. Additional family members are only $15 each. Must have coupon to qualify for discount.

Family Fun-Day Sunday starts at 3 pm

Presentation of a completed coupon at the ticket office is required to obtain the Family Fun-Day rate. See our BAF Logo 200x200WEB COUPON for more information.

Beginner group lessons are available at 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm and 5:30 pm. Please note that once rented, skis may be switched to snowboard for $15, or a snowboard may be switched to skis for $15.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE COUPON

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Crystal Mountain – Retro Weekend – March 24 – 25, 2017

Dust off the neon, ringer tees, gigantic jeans and vintage sweaters. Whatever your decade, it’s time to bring it back for Retro Weekend at Crystal Mountain! Online registration required for race events.

Don’t miss the celebration! Book your stay today.

Book Now » or call (888) 976-5106 for reservations.

Friday, March 24

6pm: Birds of Prey

Back by popular demand! Learn more about Wings of Wonder and their raptor rehabilitation program and meet live birds of prey like owls, falcons and hawks.

Saturday, March 25

11am: Get Up! On Mountain Run

Take the challenge to run, walk, climb or crawl to the top of Buck, slush or shine! Medals for all finishers. Top male and female winners receive a 2017-18 Season Pass! $20 per person, includes March on the Mountain t-shirt.

Register Online »

2pm: Get Down! Bike Race

Race on the mountain in snow, slush, or sand for the best time of two runs. Medals awarded for the top three in both Fat Tire and Open categories. $20 per person, includes March on the Mountain t-shirt.

Register Online »

Noon – 4pm: DJ Dance Party & BBQ

Includes “Name That Tune”, Rubik’s Cube Contest and more. Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

5 – 8pm – FREE Slopeside Concert featuring The Journey

The Journey Tribute entertains audiences from all over the world. Let this band of extremely talented musicians take you on a “journey” of some of rock’s most enduring classics. Be prepared for a high energy show!

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Euchre Tournament and Pizza Party – March 25, 2017

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Join us for a Euchre Tournament and Pizza Party to celebrate our Season Trail Sponsors!

Date: Saturday, March 25th
Time: 12:00pm to however long it takes.

Show your 2016-17 Trail Sponsor Badge at XC Ski HQ this Saturday, and enjoy free entry into our very high stakes Euchre tournament, PLUS an order of complimentary gourmet Bosco Sticks: mozzarella-cheese-filled breadsticks, served hot and doctored up with garlic and delicious seasonings, and served with classy dipping sauces like Marinara and Ranch.

Also, bring your skis in and enjoy $5 storage wax application per pair (the surefire way to guarantee an April blizzard), $5 gourmet flatbread pizzas, and 2 for $1 famous chocolate chip cookies.

Both Euchre Tournament Champions get a free Silver Hot Wax on any one pair of skis, to be used anytime this season or next ($46 value!). BYO Beverages, and either BYO Euchre Partner or show up solo and we will find you one.

Non-Trail-Sponsors who still like to have fun can enter the Euchre tournament and enjoy an order of Bosco Sticks for $10.

See you this weekend for some indoor fun with your fellow outdoor enthusiasts!

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Friday March 24th, 2017 - 4:41 pm

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If you've ever wondered what kind of fun we can get down to when there's no snow, now's your chance to find out. Ski ya tomorrow at Cross Country Ski Headquarters! #euchre #$5waxjobs #boscosticks #turndownabowerloseforanhour

Trail Sponsor Appreciation Party & Euchre Tourney!Mar 25, 12:00pmCross Country Ski HeadquartersBob and Lynne always said that when there was no snow early in the ski season, they would play Euchre by the fireplace and wait for snow to fall. Well, we were lucky enough to have snow early in the season, but with mostly brown out there and very little white left at this point, we’re taking a cue from those very wise founders…

Join us for a Euchre Tournament and Pizza Party to celebrate our Season Trail Sponsors!
Date: Saturday, March 25th
Time: 12:00pm to however long it takes.

Show your 2016-17 Trail Sponsor Badge at XC Ski HQ this Saturday, and enjoy free entry into our very high stakes Euchre tournament, PLUS an order of complimentary gourmet Bosco Sticks: mozzarella-cheese-filled breadsticks, served hot and doctored up with garlic and delicious seasonings, and served with classy dipping sauces like Marinara and Ranch. Also, bring your skis in and enjoy $5 storage wax application per pair (the surefire way to guarantee an April blizzard), $5 gourmet flatbread pizzas, and 2 for $1 famous chocolate chip cookies. Both Euchre Tournament Champions get a free Silver Hot Wax on any one pair of skis, to be used anytime this season or next ($46 value!). BYO Beverages, and either BYO Euchre Partner or show up solo and we will find you one. Non-Trail-Sponsors who still like to have fun can enter the Euchre tournament and enjoy an order of Bosco Sticks for $10.

See you this weekend for some indoor fun with your fellow outdoor enthusiasts!
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Tuesday March 21st, 2017 - 11:04 am

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Happy International Day of Forests! Strength giving indeed!!

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