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Caberfae Peaks – Super Bowl Special: 3 for 1 on February 1st
Purchase one adult 4 pm to close lift ticket ($26) and get two FREE lift tickets! Offer is valid on Sunday, February 1st from 4 pm to close. Slopes are open from 9 am to 8 pm on Sunday, February 1st. Offer Expires: 02/01/15 Additional Information: Coupon cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Children 8 and under [...]

MSIA – Discover Michigan Skiing – January 2015
Discover Michigan Skiing – During January, ski areas across the state team up with Michigan McDonald’s restaurants to offer an affordable introduction to the sport of skiing and snowboarding. Discover Michigan Skiing includes a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area ski lift pass or cross-country trail pass all for just: Cross-country skiing for [...]

Crystal Mountain – National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month – January 1 – 31, 2015
[ January 1, 2015 to January 31, 2015. ] January is National Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month! Learn the essentials of skiing and snowboarding with our professional Snowsports instructors and save money with special offers on lift tickets and lessons, available select days during the month of January. Bring A Friend As part of our, bring a friend skiing or riding with you and enjoy [...]

Hanson Hills – Winter Fun Days – January 30 – February 1, 2015
[ January 30, 2015 to February 1, 2015. ] WINTER FUN DAYS - Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! Big Air, Chili Cookoff, Sled Box, and the Meijer State Games of Michigan/Hanson Hills Classic Ski Race! Friday, January 30th, 3:30pm-9pm $1 Lift Tickets and $5 Rentals $5 Tubing Sessions Bonfire Pits D.J. All Weekend Saturday, January 31st, 11am– 8pm $5 Lift Tickets and Trail Passes (Rentals and Tubing not included) Rip It Energy Drinks, Samples [...]

Boyne Highlands – Homecoming Weekend – January 30 – February 1, 2015
[ January 30, 2015 to February 1, 2015. ] Each year, right around the same time, we get the urge to celebrate the place, the people and the traditions that make Boyne Highlands special. And this year, for the 51st time, we're going to do it again. Join us for this year's Homecoming Weekend - and experience the excitement as generations of the extended Boyne [...]

Boyne Mountain – 10th Annual Adgate Trophy, GS Ski Race – January 31, 2015
[ January 31, 2015; ] The Adgate Trophy race is hosted by Boyne's Ambassador of skiing, former Olympian, US National Champion, and 2009 US Ski Hall of Fame inductee, Cary Adgate. The Adgate Trophy has historically attracted top talent from around the state and beyond. The course will be set on North Boyne. There will be divisions for men and women, [...]

Crystal Mountain – Super Bowl Sunday Specials – February 1, 2015
[ February 1, 2015; ] Whether you're rooting for the Patriots or the Seahawks, we'll be celebrating in the Vista Lounge! Kick off is at 6:30pm. Lift Ticket Discount In honor of Super Bowl 49, enjoy $49 Open-to-Close lift tickets! Vista Lounge Special Only $4.90 on the following Michigan craft draft beer: • Stormcloud Rainmaker • North Peak Twisted Thistle • New Belgium Fat Tire • Founder’s All [...]

Boyne Mountain – 11th Annual Everett Kircher Cup, Slalom Race – February 1, 2015
[ February 1, 2015; ] Named after the founder of Boyne, Everett Kircher, this slalom race will take place on the hill that started it all in Northern Michigan, Hemlock. Still regarded as the premier race hill in Northern Michigan, Hemlock always provides plenty of challenge for top racers from all over the state and beyond. There will [...]

Boyne Highlands – Burton Mountain Festival – February 14 – 16, 2015
[ February 14, 2015 to February 16, 2015. ] The Burton Mountain Festival returns to Boyne Highlands for a weekend of fun! The weekend will include music, free swag and of course, a full complement of Burton gear to demo for FREE! The Burton Mountain Festival is the most extensive, interactive and inspired snowboard demo experience in North America and features four key elements, with [...]

Fourth & Fifth Graders Ski Free with MSIA Cold is Cool Passport!
New this winter – the Cold is Cool Passport is for 5th grade students too! 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 a state-wide program that provides every fourth and now also 5th grader [...]

Crystal Mountain – Mardi Gras on the Mountain – March 7, 2015
[ March 7, 2015; ] Let the good times roll at Crystal Mountain this Mardi Gras Weekend! $10 Off Lift Tickets Dress in your favorite purple, green and gold! Skiers and boarders in FULL COSTUME receive $10 OFF an open-to-close (9am-to-9pm) lift ticket. Valid Saturday, March 7, 2015 only. Discount only available at ticket window. Stay tuned for additional event details! <> Visit Crystal Mountain [...]

Crystal Mountain – 5-for-$50 Friday – March 13, 2015
[ March 13, 2015; ] Friday, March 13, 2015 5-for-$50 Lift Tickets, 9am-9pm Bring a group of five people and you ALL ski and ride ALL DAY for only $50! The larger the group, the better the deal: • 2 for $25 each • 3 for $16.67 each • 4 for $12.50 each • 5+ for $10 each Cannot be combined with any other offers, special discounts or [...]

Boyne Highlands – Brew-Ski Festival – March 14, 2015
[ March 14, 2015; ] This yearʼs Brew-Ski Festival marks our sixth year of bringing together snow, craft beers, and entertainment, with fun on tap from morning through midnight - and beyond. Hit the slopes, share laughter with friends and join us at our sampling bars where brewery representatives share their enthusiasm, and 240 brews from around the U.S. When [...]

 
 

Caberfae Peaks – Super Bowl Special: 3 for 1 on February 1st

Purchase one adult 4 pm to close lift ticket ($26) and get two FREE lift tickets!

Offer is valid on Sunday, February 1st from 4 pm to close.

Slopes are open from 9 am to 8 pm on Sunday, February 1st.

Offer Expires: 02/01/15

Additional Information: Coupon cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Children 8 and under are only $5 and do not need a coupon.

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MSIA – Discover Michigan Skiing – January 2015

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Discover Michigan Skiing – During January, ski areas across the state team up with Michigan McDonald’s restaurants to offer an affordable introduction to the sport of skiing and snowboarding.

Discover Michigan Skiing includes a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area ski lift pass or cross-country trail pass all for just:
Cross-country skiing for $20   •    Downhill skiing or Snowboarding $35 

Here is a list of participating ski areas.  All you do is call the ski area of your choice to and make a reservation.  Download the Discover Michigan Skiing voucher and bring it with you!    
 

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 Click here to download a Discover Michigan Skiing & Snowboarding Value Voucher.

Attention parents of 4th and 5th grade students!  Your child can SKI FREE at 21 ski areas with the Cold is Cool Passport!

Special Bonus:  Everyone who completed the Discover Michigan Skiing program will receive a packet of ski information in the mail, including a coupon valid for $20 off the purchase of $100 or more in ski-related merchandise at the participating MSIA retail ski shops listed below:

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Crystal Mountain – National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month – January 1 – 31, 2015

January is National Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month! Learn the essentials of skiing and snowboarding with our professional Snowsports instructors and save money with special offers on lift tickets and lessons, available select days during the month of January.

Bring A Friend

As part of our, bring a friend skiing or riding with you and enjoy the following discounts!

Burton Learn to Ride Center

Crystal Mountain’s Burton Learn to Ride Center (LTRC)  is one of just six in the Midwest. Burton technology combined with a shared teaching philosophy, and commitment to terrain design help students progress their skills, making this the perfect place to get on a board.

$20 Rental & Lesson

This month only, a ski and snowboard rental and 1-hour group lesson is only $20. With this deal, there has never been a better time to learn how to ride. Valid Monday-Thursday only. Advanced reservations requested.


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Hanson Hills – Winter Fun Days – January 30 – February 1, 2015

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WINTER FUN DAYS – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday! Big Air, Chili Cookoff, Sled Box, and the Meijer State Games of Michigan/Hanson Hills Classic Ski Race!

Friday, January 30th, 3:30pm-9pm
$1 Lift Tickets and $5 Rentals
$5 Tubing Sessions
Bonfire Pits
D.J. All Weekend

Saturday, January 31st, 11am– 8pm
$5 Lift Tickets and Trail Passes
(Rentals and Tubing not included)
Rip It Energy Drinks, Samples all day
D.J. and Bonfire Pits All Weekend
Old Fashion Games and Prizes for the Kids
Chili Cook Off, 12-3pm
Big Air Competition, practice at noon, starts at 3pm

Sunday, February 1st, 11am – 5pm
$5 Lift Tickets and Trail Passes
(Rentals and tubing not included)
Meijer State Games of Michigan- Hanson Hills Classic
Nordic Ski Race: 12K Classic Interval Starts based on Age Group
Hanson Hills Race Team (Last Race and Awards) 12pm
Sled Box Race Challenge, 1:45pm

Big Air Comp Registration: http://www.hansonhills.org/uploads/2015Flyer_big_air.pdf

Sled Box Race Registration: http://www.hansonhills.org/uploads/2015sled_box_race.pdf

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Boyne Highlands – Homecoming Weekend – January 30 – February 1, 2015

Each year, right around the same time, we get the urge to celebrate the place, the people and the traditions that make Boyne Highlands special. And this year, for the 51st time, we’re going to do it again.

Join us for this year’s Homecoming Weekend – and experience the excitement as generations of the extended Boyne Highlands family come together for three days of uninterrupted, unforgettable fun. With familiar faces around every corner, you’ll have plenty of chances to share memories of homecomings past – while creating a whole year’s worth of new ones.

Friday

  • 5-9pm: Live Entertainment | Meg and Pete Kehoe – Zoo Bar
  • 5:30-9:30pm: Welcome Reception | Settle in with complimentary cookie decorating, a hot chocolate bar, and champagne toast. – Main Lodge Lobby
  • 6-9pm: Cardboard Classic Sled Building | Get creative as you make your sled for Saturdays Cardboard Classic. Basic supplies will be provided. – Camelot Room
  • 9pm-1am: Live Entertainment | Sean Bielbly – Slopeside Lounge
  • 9pm-Dry: Tap Takeover | Bells Brewery – Slopeside Lounge

Saturday

  • 10am-4pm: Family Fun Zone | It’s all about the kids and family fun; join us for bounce houses, laser tag, face painting, balloons and much more for the entire family to enjoy.
  • 3pm: Cardboard Classic – The start of a new tradition. Race in a sled you make yourself-from cardboard, tape, and glue only! Prizes for best design, best use of Boyne Highlands logo, and fastest sleds. Race Rules
  • 5:30-9:30pm: Traditions Dinner, Main Dining Room – Enjoy a traditional celebration in the Main Dining Room complete with wine features and entertainment.
  • 9pm-Midnight: Kids’ Club
  • 9:30pm: Fireworks Display & Lantern Release – Take in the sights and sounds as we light up the night in celebration of our resort heritage.
  • 10pm: Zoo Bar Party – It’s our biggest party of the year with entertainment from the always popular Huckleberry Groove. $5 admission, complimentary to resort lodging guests, property owners, Country Club of Boyne members and BOYNE passholders.

 *Event details and times are subject to change.

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Boyne Mountain – 10th Annual Adgate Trophy, GS Ski Race – January 31, 2015


The Adgate Trophy race is hosted by Boyne’s Ambassador of skiing, former Olympian, US National Champion, and 2009 US Ski Hall of Fame inductee, Cary Adgate.

The Adgate Trophy has historically attracted top talent from around the state and beyond. The course will be set on North Boyne.

There will be divisions for men and women, as well as age categories.

The winners in the open divisions for men and women will have their names etched on the Adgate Trophy.

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