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What's this? A mini excavator arriving at Marquette Mountain? It's officially time to build some trail!!!
If you're wondering on how you can help with our ambitious initiatives, please consider volunteering for a trail building crew. We are a couple weeks away from needing extra hands here, but by helping out the NTN with their projects you will help free up their operators. In turn, they will be able to come help us keep this machine running as much as possible.
Currently the NTN is working on a new section of trail in Big Bay and really need some helpers. Please join this page to hear where and when you can help the NTN and in turn the MM Bike Park build new trail for YOU! www.facebook.com/groups/254769722393073/
Our mountain biking future is looking as bright as the July sun 🌞 ... See MoreSee Less
We are incredibly excited to announce plans to invest heavily in new initiatives throughout the resort this summer and fall. These initiatives include aggressive hillside improvements, unique facility upgrades and new employment opportunities.
“Recognizing the need for safe year round outdoor recreation, now more than ever, we are transforming our gravity mountain biking and tree skiing experience to offer a four season outdoor playground.” says Eric Jorgensen, Marquette Mountain Resort President.
Marquette Mountain plans to hire 30-45 new employees in the coming weeks. These new positions will provide a wide range of vital jobs to the community. If you are interested in learning more about the available openings, please visit marquettemountain.com/employment.
Extensive facility upgrades are underway which include renovations to the TBar along with a multitude of plans to prepare for a busy ski season and record breaking wedding and event reservations for 2021.
Plans are underway to expand the tree skiing (known as glades). By making hillside improvements, sections of woods will become havens for kids, powder hounds and thrill seekers alike. With a thick canopy established, the improvements made this year will greatly increase the skiable acreage and terrain diversity for years to come. With numerous cliffs and steep runs, combined with the lake-effect snow, Marquette Mountain will feel like the Rocky Mountains more than ever before.
In addition, a need was identified to create biking trails that cater to families and new riders for a beginner/intermediate journey style trail starting at the top of the mountain traveling to the bottom. With plans to build a wide, smooth and exhilarating run, it will feel more like a roller coaster than a bike trail. Improvements to the existing six trails are also in the plans so that riders can enjoy them as soon as the snow thaws in the spring.
“Although the times are uncertain for all of us right now, one thing is for sure, our community needs safe and sustainable year round outdoor recreation,” says Andrew Farron, Marquette Mountain General Manager. “We are committed to continuing our investments to further expand our guests' experience and inspire outdoor enthusiasts.” ... See MoreSee Less
More beginner-level trails like NTN South's Grom please! With the campground near by there's a huge need for those.
Bringing back disc golf?
Alex Wesley Bianchi here ya go. Get something you like to do
Would bike trails be open and free or require a pass to be purchased? Once the chain link went up in recent times access hasn't been easy. The trail running group was told to find somewhere else to run even though it had been using it for years.
Bringing back the Carp River Saloon?
This is great news
Alyssa dude I hope we get snow before I have to leave, otherwise I’m staying.
It is so awesome to see the future of Marquette Mountain being shaped by "our" new owner, and manager! I love this place, and look forward to all the new possibilities.
Marquette Mountain How about a tube run ?
A year round roller coaster would be impressive
When can we get season passes?
Any news on season passes? I’ve normally already purchased mine at a reduced price!
They need to know make it user friendly! Let ski clubs know when they have racing using one of the best runs. Let the clubs bring there own food if they want and make the runs interesting by having some hills on the runs as well as some good music. Drinks specials don't hurt. Have someone there to help out the ski clubs when they get there and say good bye and thanks for coming when they leave. Discount on food wouldn't hurt all this is first grade stuff. Two snow board parks are a plus but keep it to half a hill so the reas of us can use it. Don't have to give that great of a discount to the club but treat us special and we will come back every year
With winter here, well it was here, we will again be hosting the Mining Journal Ski and Snowboard School. This program will begin January 9th and runs for 6 consective weeks. You chose your session and ski that evening for 6 weeks. This program is open to anyone over the age of 6 with any ability. We offer this lesson package on Monday thru Friday and Sundays, there are even a few sessions during the week which are open to adults only!!! This lesson program is $145 if you need lift, lesson and rental or $88 for lift and lesson only. When you take part in the Mining Journal Ski School, you are also added to our Night Club which will allow you to ski additional nights throughout the winter at $13 a night. This package would make a great Christmas Gift!!! Please feel free to call us for more information. The Mining Journal Program can be purchased by stopping by the Mountain, visiting our website or faxing in your registration form
Wendy’s Ski School Program
But wait a great gift for the smaller skiier or boarder that might be to young for the Mining Journal Ski School, is the Wendy’s Ski School. This 3 week program is open to children ages 3 to 10. It runs on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays or Sundays. You chose one time and one day and then your child will receive their lesson at that time for 3 consecutive weeks. If you need rentals this program will cost $63 and if no rentals are needed then it will be $40. What a great way to give your child a lifetime skill and healthy winter activity! The next Wendy’s Session II begins the week January 7th and Session III will begin on the week of February 4th. Please feel free to stop in to the Mountain, visit our website or fax in your child’s registration!
Text Message Club
NEW NEW NEW ~ Marquette Mountain now has a Text Club!!! Join our text club and receive up to the minute updates, specials, special text coupons and deals. To join: send the message: txtclb mm (make sure you put the space) to the number: 368266 By signing up for our Text Club you will be entered in our $300 Mountain Money Giveaway! Drawing details will be announced by text!
Marquette Mountain Racing Teams annual winter sports swap is a fund raising event to support local youth ski racing. This is the second year the swap is also open to HOCKEY sports equipments as well as Ski and other winter sports equipment.
Drop off for equipment FOR SALE is on Friday, November 4th from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. An 18% commission supports MMRT Junior racing. Spread the word!