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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 >>>> <>

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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 [...]

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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 Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 - 9:18 am As many of you [...]

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 2 new photos. Monday May 1st, 2017 - 11:12 [...]

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 shared MittenBrew's post. Monday May 22nd, 2017 - 3:25 pm Thanks for the shout out MittenBrew! We [...]

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 Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 - 10:34 am Now you can see [...]

Indianhead Mountain – News and Specials via Facebook
Indianhead Mountain – News and Specials via Facebook Indianhead Mountain is known for the quantity and quality of its snow and skiable terrain. Their runs are some of the widest and longest slopes in the Midwest. Located in the Western Upper Peninsula, Indianhead is famous for more than 200 inches of annual snowfall, from one of [...]

Blackjack Ski Resort – News and Specials via Facebook
Blackjack strives to provide the best possible customer service in every facet of our business. Come visit us this season to see what we’re talking about…we’re sure you’ll have a truly great winter vacation. Load more Visit Blackjack Ski Resort on Facebook >>>> More News From Blackjack & Indianhead Mountain Additional News From Blackjack & Indianhead Mountain >>>>

 
 

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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Crystal Mountain – Easter Egg Hunt – 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, at 11am at the Inn Lounge.

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