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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Labor Day Weekend Clearance Sale! – September 1 to 4, 2017
[ September 1, 2017 to September 4, 2017. ] Don't miss our ANNUAL BLOW-OUT SALE this Labor Day Weekend! Specials include: - Up to 50% OFF almost all of last year’s winter jackets, fleeces, performance layering pieces, pants, kids clothing, boots, shoes, hats, gloves and more. We have a HUGE stock! - Clearance on The North Face, Columbia, Under Armour, Patagonia, Merrell, Smartwool, and more. - YUUUGE sale [...]

Caberfae Peaks – Season Passes – 2017 / 2018 – $99 SEASON PASS SALE!
Ski & snowboard SEASON PASSES are now on sale for the 2017 / 2018 season. SEASON PASS SALE Season ski & snowboard passes are now on sale at Caberfae Peaks. The following pass prices are valid through August 31st. BUY NOW $99 Weekend Pass – valid Saturdays & Sundays $109 Midweek Pass – valid Monday – Friday $208 Peak Pass [...]

Boyne Mountain – 2017 Hemlock Open – April 8, 2017
[ April 8, 2017; ] North Boyne and "The Monupine" If you aren't quite ready to put your race skis away but you have thought about dusting off the clubs, then we have the event for you. The Hemlock Open is a two person team competition. It consists of two runs of slalom in a dual format on North Boyne in [...]

Crystal Mountain – Easter Egg Hunt – April 15, 2017
[ April 15, 2017; ] Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 10am sharp Search for over 3000 eggs! Find the Golden Egg and win an Easter Basket full of fun! Held on the grounds of Crystal Mountain, beginning at 10am sharp. Follow the signs on Mountain Center Road for the egg hunt. After the Easter egg hunt, get a photo with the Easter Bunny, [...]

Crystal Mountain – Easter Buffet – April 16, 2017
[ April 16, 2017; ] Sunday, April 16, 2017 Hippity-hop to the Easter Buffet and enjoy a variety of favorites at the Crystal Center. Stay tuned for details! <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Crystal Mountain Additional News From Crystal Mountain >>>> <>

Ski Michigan News and Specials on Facebook
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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 an enormous selection of Michigan's finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets. Held slopeside. Admission VIP Ticket Package About VIP Beer and Brat Tickets $60 per person (Ages 3 & under are free). VIP Package [...]

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 Wednesday August 16th, 2017 - 4:51 pm Golf with a view. [...]

Caberfae Peaks – News and Specials via Facebook
Caberfae Peaks is located in the heart of the Northern Michigan snow belt, reaping the benefits of frequent lake effect snow falls. The combination of our BIG HILLS, with the BEST SNOW, in YOUR BACKYARD, makes Cabefae Peaks the best ski value around. Caberfae Peaks added 5 new photos. Wednesday August 16th, 2017 - 4:08 [...]

Crystal Mountain – News and Specials via Facebook
Crystal Mountain is the Midwest’s favorite golf, ski & spa resort destination. Located in northern Michigan’s Benzie County, 28 miles southwest of Traverse City, a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Lake Michigan. Crystal Mountain Thursday August 17th, 2017 - 3:56 pm Crystal Spa Days start October 1! Appointments will fill up [...]

The Homestead – News and Specials via Facebook
Northern Michigan’s largest waterfront resort community, located in the heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, a unit of the National Park Service. In the winter it is a full-service ski resort with downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating. The Homestead Thursday August 17th, 2017 - 6:55 pm Your guide to enjoying [...]

 
 

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Labor Day Weekend Clearance Sale! – September 1 to 4, 2017

XC Ski Headquarters
Don’t miss our ANNUAL BLOW-OUT SALE this Labor Day Weekend!

Specials include:

– Up to 50% OFF almost all of last year’s winter jackets, fleeces, performance layering pieces, pants, kids clothing, boots, shoes, hats, gloves and more. We have a HUGE stock!

– Clearance on The North Face, Columbia, Under Armour, Patagonia, Merrell, Smartwool, and more.

– YUUUGE sale on cross country skis and ski packages from Fischer, Salomon, Rossignol, Atomic, and Alpina.

– Brand-new ski packages starting at just $279! That includes skis, boots, bindings, poles, and installation. Check out our best-selling recreational classic ski package, the Rossignol Evo XC 60 Tour Package, on super sale for just $329.

– Huge sale on race skis, like the Salomon S-Lab Classics for over 50% off list price.

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters On Facebook

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Friday August 18th, 2017 - 11:59 am

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Hey cool guy. We've got a whole mess of hats over here, and you don't even need to be a trucker to wear one. Get yours at the Labor Day Weekend Sale! ... See MoreSee Less

Hey cool guy. Weve got a whole mess of hats over here, and you dont even need to be a trucker to wear one. Get yours at the Labor Day Weekend Sale!

Comment on Facebook

I want a green one.

Thursday August 17th, 2017 - 10:26 am

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

#tbt to last year's White Pine Stampede, a super fun event for recreational skiers to competitive racers. Yeah winter! Get some at the Labor Day Weekend Sale!! ... See MoreSee Less

#tbt to last years White Pine Stampede, a super fun event for recreational skiers to competitive racers. Yeah winter! Get some at the Labor Day Weekend Sale!!

Wednesday August 16th, 2017 - 10:54 am

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

10 huge boxes of Columbia just arrived, and it's looking REAL good. Never too early to shop for your winter jacket! See these little numbers and a whole lot more at the Labor Day Weekend Sale! #columbia1938 ... See MoreSee Less

10 huge boxes of Columbia just arrived, and its looking REAL good. Never too early to shop for your winter jacket! See these little numbers and a whole lot more at the Labor Day Weekend Sale! #columbia1938

Friday August 11th, 2017 - 2:38 pm

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

OHBOYOHBOYOHBOY!!!!!

Labor Day Weekend Clearance Sale!Sep 1, 9:00amCross Country Ski HeadquartersDon't miss our ANNUAL BLOW-OUT SALE this Labor Day Weekend!

Specials include:

- Up to 50% OFF almost all of last year’s winter jackets, fleeces, performance layering pieces, pants, kids clothing, boots, shoes, hats, gloves and more. We have a HUGE stock!

- Clearance on The North Face, Columbia, Under Armour, Patagonia, Merrell, Smartwool, and more.

- YUUUGE sale on cross country skis and ski packages from Fischer, Salomon, Rossignol, Atomic, and Alpina.

- Brand-new ski packages starting at just $279! That includes skis, boots, bindings, poles, and installation. Check out our best-selling recreational classic ski package, the Rossignol Evo XC 60 Tour Package, on super sale for just $329.

- Huge sale on race skis, like the Salomon S-Lab Classics for over 50% off list price.
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Labor Day Weekend Clearance Sale!

Friday August 11th, 2017 - 2:37 pm

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Don't miss our ANNUAL BLOW-OUT SALE this Labor Day Weekend!

Specials include:

- Up to 50% OFF almost all of last year’s winter jackets, fleeces, performance layering pieces, pants, kids clothing, boots, shoes, hats, gloves and more. We have a HUGE stock!

- Clearance on The North Face, Columbia, Under Armour, Patagonia, Merrell, Smartwool, and more.

- YUUUGE sale on cross country skis and ski packages from Fischer, Salomon, Rossignol, Atomic, and Alpina.

- Brand-new ski packages starting at just $279! That includes skis, boots, bindings, poles, and installation. Check out our best-selling recreational classic ski package, the Rossignol Evo XC 60 Tour Package, on super sale for just $329.

- Huge sale on race skis, like the Salomon S-Lab Classics for over 50% off list price.

Labor Day Weekend Clearance Sale!Sep 1, 9:00amCross Country Ski HeadquartersDon't miss our ANNUAL BLOW-OUT SALE this Labor Day Weekend!

Specials include:

- Up to 50% OFF almost all of last year’s winter jackets, fleeces, performance layering pieces, pants, kids clothing, boots, shoes, hats, gloves and more. We have a HUGE stock!

- Clearance on The North Face, Columbia, Under Armour, Patagonia, Merrell, Smartwool, and more.

- YUUUGE sale on cross country skis and ski packages from Fischer, Salomon, Rossignol, Atomic, and Alpina.

- Brand-new ski packages starting at just $279! That includes skis, boots, bindings, poles, and installation. Check out our best-selling recreational classic ski package, the Rossignol Evo XC 60 Tour Package, on super sale for just $329.

- Huge sale on race skis, like the Salomon S-Lab Classics for over 50% off list price.
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Caberfae Peaks – Season Passes – 2017 / 2018 – $99 SEASON PASS SALE!

Caberfae Peaks – Season PassesSki & snowboard SEASON PASSES are now on sale for the 2017 / 2018 season.

SEASON PASS SALE
Season ski & snowboard passes are now on sale at Caberfae Peaks. The following pass prices are valid through August 31st. BUY NOW

Children 8 & under season passes only $15. More info on SEASON PASSES.

EL NINO IS A NO-GO THIS WINTER

MLive has just recently reported that there likely won’t be an El Nino this winter, which could mean great things for the Great Lakes region and “skiers should be excited.”  Now is the time, don’t miss out on it…JULY SALE: 60% OFF LIFT TICKETS

Caberfae lift tickets are 60% off through July 31st. Discount applies to our 1 Day Ticket, and 1 Day Ticket + Rental products.  SHOP NOW

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Boyne Mountain – 2017 Hemlock Open – April 8, 2017

North Boyne and “The Monupine”

If you aren’t quite ready to put your race skis away but you have thought about dusting off the clubs, then we have the event for you. The Hemlock Open is a two person team competition. It consists of two runs of slalom in a dual format on North Boyne in the morning. In the afternoon, enjoy a two man scramble. Each team member’s best run is added together with their team golf score to determine the total team score.

2016 Hemlock Open Awards

Pre-registration:  available Monday, April 3

Cost: $50 per person | Must be 15 years old (or a freshman in high school) in order to participate

Schedule

  • 8 – 9am: Mandatory on-site registration | Adventure Center Office on the Village Circle Drive
  • 9 – 11:15am: Lift open
  • 9 – 9:30am: Course Inspection – North Boyne
  • 9:30 – 11:30am: Ski Race – North Boyne
  • 11:30am – 1pm: Lunch Break – 40 Acres Tavern Open*
  • 1 – 3:30pm: Golf Scramble – Boyne Mountain Golf Shop | Monupine Course**
  • 3:30 – 4pm: Awards – Boyne Mountain Golf Shop

**Driving Range Open at noon, beverages available at Alpine Express

Scoring

  • Ski Race: The ski race will be a “dual style” course where each participant will get 2 runs and the faster of the 2 runs will be counted. Each team member’s fastest time will be combined for a team total for skiing and the combined total time will be rounded down to the nearest full seconds.
  • Golf: The golf portion of the event will be a 9 hole, 2 person scramble on the Monupine Course, the Monupine combines holes from the Monument and Alpine Courses.
  • Total Score: The total score will be computed by adding the team ski race score to the team golf scramble score and the lowest total score will be declared the winning team.
  • Tiebreaker: Any ties for the top 3 spots only, will be broken using a “chip off” immediately following the golf portion of the event. The “chip off” will be conducted as follows; Both team members will get one chip from a designated area and the team whose ball rests nearest to the cup will be declared the winning team.

Food and beverage service will be available at Everett’s in the Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa throughout the day, Forty Acres Tavern beginning at 11am, and Trophy Room Pub & Pizzeria at 11:30am.

Best of Luck and Have a Great Time!

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