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Cold is Cool – Fourth & Fifth Graders Ski Free with MSIA Cold is Cool Passport!
MSIA Cold is Cool allows Fourth and Fifth Graders to Ski Free in Michigan! The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) wants to give Michigan kids an opportunity to get out, have fun and get healthy this winter. This is why MSIA has established Cold is Cool, a state-wide program that provides every 4th and 5th grader [...]

Boyne Mountain – Carnival Weekend – March 20 – 22, 2020 (Cancelled)
[ March 20, 2020 to March 22, 2020. ] Whether you are skimming the pond in our annual Slush Cup or getting jiggy with it during the On-hill Party, you are bound to laugh at yourself and your friends. Carnival Weekend isn't recommended for kids, just for the adults that want to act like kids again! <> Visit Boyne Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Boyne Mountain and [...]

Crystal Mountain – Celts & Kayaks – March 21, 2020 (Cancelled)
[ March 21, 2020; ] Cheers to a fun-filled St. Patrick's weekend, with plenty of activities for everyone, including Crystal Mountain's epic Kayak on the Snow Race. Saturday, March 21 Open-to-Close:  Dress up in your best St. Patrick's Day attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket! 9am - 4pm: Pot of Gold Challenge - Enter your best guess to [...]

Boyne Highlands – Krazy Daze – March 21, 2020 (Cancelled)
[ March 21, 2020; ] Every year at Boyne Highlands, we celebrate spring with our something for everyone weekend of no holds barred festivities - Krazy Daze! Join us for live music, lighthearted activities, and upbeat events tailored to every member of the family. Whether you're a face-painted kid taking a pass at the Silly Slalom, or a kid at [...]

Crystal Mountain – Retro Weekend – March 28, 2020 (Cancelled)
[ March 28, 2020; ] 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.

Caberfae Peaks – EARLY BIRD GOLF SPECIAL
[ March 14, 2020; ] Tee off prior to 10 am (9:48 am or earlier) and get $5 off the cost of 9 holes with a cart or 18 holes with a cart. Bring printed coupon or show it on your phone at check in. Coupon is valid during the summer 2020 golf season. Offer Expires: 10/31/20 Additional Information: Power cart required. [...]

Crystal Mountain – Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – May 23, 2020
[ May 23, 2020; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM 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. Lodging Package Package includes General Admission to the Michigan Beer and Brat Festival, festival tickets, [...]

Caberfae Peaks – Season Passes – 2019 / 2020 – $99 SEASON PASS SALE!
Ski & snowboard SEASON PASSES are now on sale for the 2019 / 2020 season. 2019/2020 Ski Season Pass Pricing through August 31st:  MORE INFO.  BUY NOW. – $99 WEEKEND PASS – valid ALL Saturdays & Sundays – $119 MIDWEEK PASS – valid Monday through Friday – $199 PEAK PASS – valid 7 days a week <> Visit Caberfae [...]

Crystal Mountain – 2019 – 20 Season Passes
Premier Season Pass Up to $379 Unlimited downhill skiing and riding all winter. No blackout dates. Available for Adults, Juniors, Children, Seniors and Superior skiers and riders, plus Military members College students! Midweek Pass $219 Valid Monday – Friday from open-to-close. Available for ages 7-79. Blackout dates: 12/27/19 – 12/31/19. Sunday Pass $219 Ski and ride on Sunday from open-to-close all winter. Valid [...]

Caberfae Peaks – WHAT’S NEW for 2019 – 2020
October 23, 2019 – What’s New Wednesday at the Peaks: A new groomer! We took delivery of a Prinoth BR350 yesterday, which will compliment the snowcat that we purchased last year. The tractor is more powerful, more efficient and processes the snow much better than previous models. We’ll be able to [...]

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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. Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction iconsLoad more Visit Boyne Highlands [...]

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. Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction iconsLoad more Visit [...]

 
 

Cold is Cool – Fourth & Fifth Graders Ski Free with MSIA Cold is Cool Passport!


MSIA Cold is Cool allows Fourth and Fifth Graders to Ski Free in Michigan!

The Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) wants to give Michigan kids an opportunity to get out, have fun and get healthy this winter. This is why MSIA has established Cold is Cool, a state-wide program that provides every 4th and 5th grader the opportunity to ski for free.

Students can obtain a Cold is Cool Ski & Ride Passport that gives them up to three free lift tickets or trail passes at 30 participating ski areas, plus additional discounts on the slopes and in Michigan ski shops. MSIA charges $20 for the passport (to cover printing and shipping.)

In addition to the lift tickets donated by the participating ski areas, Cold is Cool Passport also includes a coupon for 20% off a helmet purchase and $20 off the purchase of $100 at participating ski shops across the state. Some ski areas have also included coupons for equipment rental and free or discounted lessons.

Note: A photo of your child must be affixed to the inside cover of the Passport or it is not valid.

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Monday March 9th, 2020 - 12:05 pm

Ski Snowboard Michigan

Head to Mont Ripley for some winter fun before their last day on March 28th (or sooner)! 🏔Value Season is coming soon! Can you believe it's almost MARCH?!

Hours and Prices change beginning March 9th!

Still plenty of snow out there to enjoy, so don't wait! Come ski and snowboard with us before it's gone!
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Boyne Mountain – Carnival Weekend – March 20 – 22, 2020 (Cancelled)


Whether you are skimming the pond in our annual Slush Cup or getting jiggy with it during the On-hill Party, you are bound to laugh at yourself and your friends.

Carnival Weekend isn’t recommended for kids, just for the adults that want to act like kids again!

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Sunday March 29th, 2020 - 10:29 am

Boyne Mountain Resort

Tips up to Shaggy's Copper Country Skis for transitioning their shop from making skis to face shields. Every effort makes a difference, even just staying home. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you, Shaggy's, from a hospital worker in Grand Rapids!

Bless, their hearts. ❤ So, awesome!

Thank you sooo much for doing this!!!

You are awesome!!!

Impressive 👍🏼

Great job!

Awesome, thank you!

Bless you👍

Thank you!

Thank you

Thank you

Good job people

Thank you!

Thank you!

Boyne Mountain Resort You're the best!!!

Thank you from downstate Ann Arbor!! #skifamily

From the Slope to Healthcare Hope, thanks Shaggy!

Awesome,, way to go!!!

That’s awesome boys!!!! Thank you!!!!

Thank you!!💕

Thank you for stepping up!

Awesome!🙏❤️

Thank you Shaggy's!

Thank you!! This is awesome!!

Thank you.

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Saturday March 28th, 2020 - 11:22 am

Boyne Mountain Resort

And here’s how you can get involved. 👏🏻Especially stoked with Chaco’s conversion of our factory to make face masks for health care workers? Here’s two ways you can help:

1. Use your quarantine time and write us some letters to pass along to healthcare workers on the front lines receiving our masks! Send your notes of encouragement for us to pass along to the Doctors and Nurses that are especially drained and at their wits end fighting for us amidst this pandemic. Simply send to:

ReChaco
Attn: Crisis Response
485 Wolverine Street
Rockford, MI 49341

2. Buy some sandals! We’ve still got plenty of ready-to-ship styles available to be delivered to you straight away. Want to capitalize on our MyChacos sale even while the factory is converted? Order now and they’ll be manufactured and delivered as soon as we’re able!

Let’s stick together and beat this thing, and if we can make our incredible health care providers smile along the way; that’s just the cherry on top.
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And here’s how you can get involved. 👏🏻

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And you can wash that mask once you take it off and wear it again! Make sure you rinse it thoroughly after disinfecting it.

Saturday March 28th, 2020 - 11:17 am

Boyne Mountain Resort

Wear your Chacos today in honor of their efforts! #lookforthehelpers #mittenlove ... See MoreSee Less

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Absolutely what we need right now! Companies going the extra mile to do good! ❤️

Love em!!!!

Friday March 27th, 2020 - 4:57 pm

Boyne Mountain Resort

Happy to help our community any way we can.Thank you, Boyne Mountain! Pictured here is Mike Doumanian from Boyne Mountain Resort​ delivering cases of sanitizing wipes and nitrile gloves. Thank you so much!

Please call (231) 487-3500 to schedule any donations.
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Happy to help our community any way we can.

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LOVE!! That’s just awesome! Jennifer Chambers this is why we love this place! All about giving back! Way to go!

This is great news.

Awesome thanks

Great job!!

Awesome

Thank you!

Thank you Boyne mountain

Thank you!

Thank you Boyne Mountain! Everything helps right now!!

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Crystal Mountain – Celts & Kayaks – March 21, 2020 (Cancelled)

Crystal Mountain - Celts & Kayaks

Cheers to a fun-filled St. Patrick’s weekend, with plenty of activities for everyone, including Crystal Mountain’s epic Kayak on the Snow Race.

Saturday, March 21

Open-to-Close:  Dress up in your best St. Patrick’s Day attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9am – 4pm: Pot of Gold Challenge – Enter your best guess to win a Pot of Gold. Visit the Park at Water’s Edge for details!

9am – 4pm: Look for the Leprechaun – The leaping Leprechaun comes once a year. Find him for good luck and an on-hill photo!

9:30am – 10:30am: Kayak on the Snow Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.  See Official Rules »​

11am: Kayak on the Snow Race
Compete for the best time! Equipment provided. Personal equipment is prohibited. Participants must have a helmet and be at least 8 years old. Registration required 30 minutes prior to the event starting.

11am – 1:30pm: Slush Cup Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

Noon – 5pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

2pm: Slush Cup
Ski or ride through a giant pit of icy slush. Day of registration required at slopeside tent at least 30 minutes prior to the start time. Helmets are required. Rental gear is prohibited. Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

7 – 10pm: FREE Slopeside Concert featuring BRENA
BRENA, a five member group plays a variety of hits from the 1950’s to today. Concert will be held slopeside near the base of Main Street, by the Crystal Clipper chairlift.

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Monday March 30th, 2020 - 8:43 am

Crystal Mountain

We cleaned out the closet at Crystal Spa and found some supplies to donate to keep our community safe and healthy. Our friends at Benzie Bus collected and delivered it to Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital in Frankfort, Mich.

19 boxes of gloves (100 count box)
3 gallons of citrus II hospital grade cleaner
2 jugs of hand sanitizers
2 disinfectant spray cleaners
1 container of Clorox wipes

Every little bit helps. We’re all in this together.

Stay home. Stay safe.
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We cleaned out the closet at Crystal Spa and found some supplies to donate to keep our community safe and healthy. Our friends at Benzie Bus collected and delivered it to Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital in Frankfort, Mich.

19 boxes of gloves (100 count box)
3 gallons of citrus II hospital grade cleaner
2 jugs of hand sanitizers 
2 disinfectant spray cleaners
1 container of Clorox wipes

Every little bit helps. We’re all in this together.

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Congrats to the Crystal team for supporting the community. Can’t wait to return to Crystal for golf and family fun 🙏

Thank you! We were supposed to be enjoying this weekend up with you all! Happy to wait.❤️Thanks for all the wonderful memories!

Love Crystal Mountain and Crystal Spa! Hopefully we will be there this summer for a visit!

So glad to see this! I asked my director the other day if anyone had thought of this!!!

Great ! I'm sure it will all be put to good use.

Good going! This is the America I know and love. 👏🏽❤️🖖🏽🍀⚓️☮

Classy deed, like the way Crystal Mountain supports the area!

That is wonderful

That's awesome.

Thank you!

Awesome!

Good job.

Thank you!!!

Awesome!!

Yes! 💪🏼

Well done.

Thank you thank you thank you

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Saturday March 21st, 2020 - 12:07 pm

Crystal Mountain

MARCH 21 UPDATE

A message from our COO, John Melcher:

The past several weeks have presented all of us with concerns never before seen. In this environment, staying connected with information is more important than ever.

After careful consideration and out of abundance of caution and safety for our staff and our guests, we will be closing our resort operations, including all lodging, on Sunday.

While we cannot underestimate the extreme fluidity of our situation, our goal is to resume normal operations of the resort on Monday, April 13.

We don’t know when the coronavirus will be contained and normalcy restored. But when that times comes, please be assured we will be here for you and our community.

We continue to share the same belief as many of you – that spending time outdoors and enjoying nature is important to leading a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. And that is why Michigan Legacy Art Park remains open for exploring. (Please keep social distancing and all COVID-19 safety practices in mind while enjoying the outdoors, as recommended by the CDC.)

We are also working on preparing our golf courses for this summer. We will let you know when we are ready!

I have great confidence in our team here at Crystal Mountain. We’ve weathered storms in the past and we'll get through this one, too. We’re all in this together.

Be safe and be well.

Sincerely,
John Melcher
Chief Operating Officer
Crystal Mountain
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MARCH 21 UPDATE

A message from our COO, John Melcher:

The past several weeks have presented all of us with concerns never before seen. In this environment, staying connected with information is more important than ever. 

After careful consideration and out of abundance of caution and safety for our staff and our guests, we will be closing our resort operations, including all lodging, on Sunday. 

While we cannot underestimate the extreme fluidity of our situation, our goal is to resume normal operations of the resort on Monday, April 13. 

We don’t know when the coronavirus will be contained and normalcy restored. But when that times comes, please be assured we will be here for you and our community.  

We continue to share the same belief as many of you – that spending time outdoors and enjoying nature is important to leading a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. And that is why Michigan Legacy Art Park remains open for exploring. (Please keep social distancing and all COVID-19 safety practices in mind while enjoying the outdoors, as recommended by the CDC.) 

We are also working on preparing our golf courses for this summer. We will let you know when we are ready!

I have great confidence in our team here at Crystal Mountain. We’ve weathered storms in the past and well get through this one, too. We’re all in this together.  

Be safe and be well.

Sincerely,
John Melcher
Chief Operating Officer
Crystal Mountain

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We are so sad to miss our spring break tradition of heading north to ski. We will be back next year for sure (and we might even plan a summer trip too.)

We will be ready to visit when you open! Thank you for being a responsible and sensitive corporate citizen.👍🍀

Thanks, John. Emma and I will look forward to returning once you're back up and running. Thanks for a great season.

Thank you for making the hard decision for the safety of all.

The slopes look beautiful and yet lonely untouched. We will miss coming to ski in a few weeks as we'd planned. But we understand. See you next year. Love Crystal Mountain.

Will be back next winter for skiing!

Thank You Crystal Mountain!

Is this cause you had a guest that was positive for it???

Well said Sir

#LoveCrystalMountain #StaySafe

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Tuesday March 17th, 2020 - 4:10 pm

Crystal Mountain

A message from our COO, John Melcher. On behalf of our entire team, thank you for a great season. ... See MoreSee Less

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Does this mean you’ll also be suspending this months membership fee for those who participate since the facility is not in operation ?

Thanks for providing first class facilities and personnel. Looking forward to golf and my 2020/2021 ski pass!⛳🎿👍

I have one punch left on my 3-punch pass which I was hoping to use this weekend. Will you honor it next Winter?

Thanks for everything you do to make Crystal such a great place

Aww good move although I am so sad. See you Crystal Mountain Friends next season. Bonnie And Dan

Thank you for a great season! As a Four Seasons member, I’m willing to give up the last few weeks of spring skiing in order to keep everyone safe. My Crystal Mountain family has had a lot of great snowy weekends on the slopes. Keep us updated and we will see you this summer! JR Rising Jeff Rising Stacy Gronowski Brian Gronowski Shana Gettel Mike Gettel Debbie Ruthig

Well said John. Crystal is a great establishment with dedicated staff.

Thanks for the great season and keeping everyone safe.

Great Resort, thanks for a a personal message on FB

Nice message John Melcher. Thanks for all you and your team do.

Crystal Mtn. doing it right! ❤

That was the right thing to do!

KC KC

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Sunday March 15th, 2020 - 4:21 pm

Crystal Mountain

MARCH 15, 2020: UPDATE ON CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS

After careful consideration of the quickly changing circumstances around COVID-19, Crystal Mountain will close all ski and snowboard operations for the 2019-2020 season effective at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 16.

Our top priority has been the health and well-being of our guests, team members and our community.

In addition to ski operations, retail shops, PEAK Fitness Center and Crystal Spa will cease operations at 4:30 p.m. on Monday. We plan to resume normal operations on Monday, April 6.

All lodging properties will remain open. Restaurants and Mountain Market will remain open based on situational needs and with a commitment to social distancing. Some outdoor recreation activities will be available. Hours of operation will be posted in "This Week at Crystal."

We sincerely apologize to all guests currently at Crystal Mountain or those planning to come for a ski trip or vacation. Given the short notice, we have relaxed our cancellation and refund policy. Guests with arrivals between now and April 5 are welcome to cancel without penalty.

If you have a lodging reservation, please know that a representative will be in touch soon. We anticipate higher than normal call volume and apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

To contact our Reservations Department, please call 855-402-2148. All updates will be posted on www.CrystalMountain.com and www.CrystalMountain.com/update.

We plan to resume all normal operations on Monday, April 6. But circumstances are changing and we will update you as needed.
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MARCH 15, 2020: UPDATE ON CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN OPERATIONS

After careful consideration of the quickly changing circumstances around COVID-19, Crystal Mountain will close all ski and snowboard operations for the 2019-2020 season effective at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 16.
 
Our top priority has been the health and well-being of our guests, team members and our community.
 
In addition to ski operations, retail shops, PEAK Fitness Center and Crystal Spa will cease operations at 4:30 p.m. on Monday. We plan to resume normal operations on Monday, April 6.
 
All lodging properties will remain open. Restaurants and Mountain Market will remain open based on situational needs and with a commitment to social distancing. Some outdoor recreation activities will be available. Hours of operation will be posted in This Week at Crystal.
 
We sincerely apologize to all guests currently at Crystal Mountain or those planning to come for a ski trip or vacation. Given the short notice, we have relaxed our cancellation and refund policy. Guests with arrivals between now and April 5 are welcome to cancel without penalty.
 
If you have a lodging reservation, please know that a representative will be in touch soon. We anticipate higher than normal call volume and apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
 
To contact our Reservations Department, please call 855-402-2148. All updates will be posted on www.CrystalMountain.com and www.CrystalMountain.com/update.
 
We plan to resume all normal operations on Monday, April 6. But circumstances are changing and we will update you as needed.

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As I totally understand, but just curious as we were gonna use our last pass March 28th...will this be able to be extended into next year?

I made plans based on your most recent posting, this one and made the drive up to grab the last two hours of skiing with two kids. We arrived at 2:15 to be turned away and denied. Was told could not honor pass for today, that you closed at 2. I expected restaurant to close at 3 due to governors order. Very disappointed. If you were closing at 2 then that should have been posted. Not 4:30. I understand the 3pm fit restaurant per governor. But not slopes at 2. Will you be honoring those with passes that got turned away today? Perhaps a chat with staff and marketing is in order.,

I have two passes I was going to use next week. Can I get them extended to next year?

Was just there yesterday, as a nurse I really felt this was a great option for families right now. Your hands and face are covered, your not in very close proximity to anyone. We avoid eating inside by packing a lunch. I understand this was most likely a tough choice on your part, just sad to see.

Thanks for giving us some notice! Our kids have had a great time! One more day tomorrow 👍

We have season passes (live in Chicago) and this will greatly impact our value of the season passes. While I completely understand the closure of the facilities, will there be a discount on season passes for next year for current season pass holders since we were unable to basically use the last month of our passes??

Thank you for keeping open today!! We just enjoyed a great time and our kids got some pe time that they will be missing while school is out

While this decision was surely difficult, it is 100% the right one. Thank you for keeping the community safe. ❤️

You were my last hope and now you’re also closing cause a few people have caught a cold?

I can't imagine that was an easy decision to come to. I feel bad for all the families vacations that are now ruined, but even worse for all of the families that depend on their income working there to survive.

Bummer....It was nice to finish the season on a fun blue bird day!

Thank you for another awesome snow season!

We had so much fun at the spa yesterday and I am glad we got in before you closed.

Totally understand but seriously bummed 😫😫

Have a great summer.

Four seasons members?

Is nick still working

Lame....fear mongering strikes again..

Good call.

Richard Somsel

William VanderMeeden IV

Karyn Unger😞😞

Dominic Messina Gino Messina Alexa Messina

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