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Caberfae Peaks Snow Photos

November 23, 2015


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Martin ManessThis pleases me.

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Jon RutledgeRobert Rutledge

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Josh Van DykeIs there enough to ski?

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Mark FitzpatrickFingers crossed for thanksgiving weekend!

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Tony DennisI'm getting excited!!!((😁))❄️

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DJ HagenWill you be open the day after Thanksgiving

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Steven BraleyRyan Nikolai it's that time again bro...

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Mark FitzpatrickRumor has it that they are meeting today to decide on opening date

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Brent TolesColdest shittiest job I ever had

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Caberfae PeaksWe do not have an opening date set yet. We still have some more snow to make in order to get some trails open. We do have another night of cold weather ahead of us. We are working to get open as soon as possible and we will know more tomorrow.

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Martin Maness10 days ago. I thought this was not possible. My snow dance must work.

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Jonathan RoseToo bad rain and maybe 50 Wed and Thursday.

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Sherry BoerderYou may be better off waiting til mid Dec....too warm, wasting energy.

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Logan HickeyI'd be there ready to go if my board boots weren't broken

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Mark HughesSunday night

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Mark Hughes

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Ashley MillerAny idea on an opening day? Saturday?? Boyne will be. Just saying. 😉

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Caberfae Peaks – Photos From Instagram

Here are the latest photos of Caberfae Peaks via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of your visit to Caberfae Peaks, choose “Caberfae Peaks” as your location and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.


Caberfae Peaks Snow Photos – 2014 – 2015

Caberfae Peaks – March 27, 2015

With nothing but sunshine in the forecast, will these tracks be yours tomorrow?

Caberfae Peaks – March 19, 2015

Another awesome sunset tonight at the Peaks!

Caberfae Peaks – March 17, 2015

Today’s Forecast: Sunshine & a high of 34!

Caberfae Peaks – March 6, 2015

The weekend forecast looks outstanding with a high of 33 on Saturday and 34 on Sunday!

Caberfae Peaks – March 1, 2015

The snow is falling and the temps are rising!

Caberfae Peaks – February 24, 2015

The snow is coming down!

Caberfae Peaks – February 15, 2015

When the snow squeaks, you know it’s good! Another powder shot from yesterday. Bundle up and enjoy the sunshine today.

Indianhead Mountain Photos

November 20, 2015


Official Indianhead Mountain Resort Group added 2 new photos.

Snowmaking has begun at Indianhead and Blackjack!
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Andre BorjonNani Anselmo ski trip we are going on you going to make it out this year?

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Sarah SpilmanFun to see as I am just leaving miami😊

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November 13


What a difference a day makes at Big Snow Resorts- Indianhead Mountain and Blackjack Mountain Resorts! More snowy pics from the Indianhead village.


Official Indianhead Mountain Resort Group added 5 new photos.

More snowy pics from the Indianhead village.
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Jason PetersonTwo bad rain is in the forecast !

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Sarah MooreAwesome. Too bad it's going to get warm

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It is a beautiful snowy morning at Blackjack!


Official Blackjack Resort Group added 2 new photos.

Good Morning!!!!
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Jeramey DahlDevin Greil

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Badger Sportsman MagazineYay!!!!!!

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Michael O'NeillCan

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Tyler DavisBlair Davis

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Stephen HesseSweet!!

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What a difference a day makes at Big Snow Resorts- Indianhead Mountain and Blackjack Mountain Resorts!


Official Indianhead Mountain Resort Group added 3 new photos.

What a difference a day makes at Big Snow Resorts- Indianhead Mountain and Blackjack Mountain Resorts!

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Al WorleyGrooming yet? Lol!

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Jeffrey O'DonnellMother Nature was only waiting for you to reset your website counters! 😀

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Tara BusseAndy Burke

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Wendy DeSandoBeautiful! Wish I could ski this year. To close post acl surgery :( See you next year!

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Mary CotchJennifer Pingel - for Kaden 🏂

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Joanne Vander WoldeNo kiddIng!

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Andrew MielzarekLol! Love it! 🏂

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Steve HobbsCan't wait .

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Snow Photos From 2014 – 2015

Indianhead Mountain – March 24, 2015

Great spring conditions today at Indianhead!

Indianhead Mountain Resort – March 20, 2015

Leelinaw/FIS headwall Friday 3/20/15

Indianhead Mountain Resort – March 10, 2015

Thank you Hurley Juniors and Seniors!

Indianhead Mountain Resort – March 2, 2015

Starting to get spoiled with these beautiful days!

Indianhead Mountain – December 27, 2014

Snowy morning here at Indianhead.

Indianhead Mountain – December 12, 2014

The Big Chief Terrain Park has never looked better. Our park crew has been hard at work creating something special at Indianhead. They are also going to be building and maintaining incredible parks at our sister resort, Official Blackjack Resort Group too opening December 19th. Awesome work Andrew Seabloom, Tim Miller, Joel Klemola and Ben Granoth.

Indianhead Mountain – December 6, 2014

Can’t ride all day if you don’t start when the lifts do. Looks like it is going to be a beautiful day here at Indianhead.

Indianhead Mountain – November 28, 2014

Family fun, Opening Day 2014.

Indianhead Mountain – November 18, 2014

Someone call for a shuttle?

Indianhead Mountain – November 18, 2014

Another 20 inches of snow overnight. NOVEMBER snow total at Indianhead Mountain: 74+ inches. Wow!

Indianhead Mountain – November 11, 2014

The poor guys who have to shovel out the door and walkways here at Indianhead are saying about 14″ in the last 24 hours. Up to 8 more today and 7 additional tonight forecasted as now the lake effect will kick in!

Indianhead Mountain – November 10, 2014

A photo from this morning before the big storm. As it starts to pile up, we’ll post some “after” photos! Stay tuned!

Crystal Mountain Photos

November 22, 2015


Crystal Mountain added 3 new photos — at Crystal Mountain.

8 inches of fresh snow fell over night and temperatures allowed us to fire up the snow guns! More snow in the forecast! Winter is here and we couldn't be more excited! Stay tuned for opening day announcements.
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Charlie Gregg SawyerHell yeah!

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Nate VanWyckBoom!

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Jeanie Carpenter SettlesGuess you can start trying out the Subaru.

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Addie DenoyerWow, we were just out there last week to pick up laundry... Best of luck to you all, Break a leg??? lol

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Kate LewisYay! Be there in two weeks! The slopes better be open :)

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Mary Sizemore KlannBring it on!!!!!

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Lisa M. HanseterAlex Green...ready to go!?!

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Caleb DoaneSarah Carless this is so exciting!!

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Timothy Allan Putnam Jr.Can't wait!!

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Crystal Mountain Resort – Photos From Instagram

Here are the latest photos of Crystal Mountain via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of your visit to Crystal Mountain, choose “Crystal Mountain” as your location and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.


Crystal Mountain Resort Photo Albums



Ski Michigan Photos – November 2013

Here’s a collection of photos from November and October 2013 of skiing and snowboarding on the slopes of Michigan ski areas:

Ski Area Updates – November 12, 2013

Ski Area Updates – November 11, 2013

Ski Area Updates – November 6, 2013

Indianhead Mountain Resort – November 6, 2013

4 inches of new snow here at Indianhead!

Ski Area Updates – November 5, 2013


Ski Area Updates – October 29, 2013

Ski Area Updates – October 24, 2013


Ski Area Updates – October 23, 2013

Crystal Mountain Resort – October 23, 2013

Good morning to the first snow of the season! Are you as excited for winter as we are?

Ski Area Updates – October 22, 2013

Boyne Mountain Resort – October 22, 2013

First snowfall of the season on October 22! More please.

Boyne Highlands Resort – October 22, 2013

We’re extending a warm welcome to winter this morning – the first snow of the season has fallen!

Indianhead Mountain Resort – October 21, 2013

This is what we call a great view. First snowfall of the season and we start with about 3 inches. Hoping the snow comes early and often and we have another great season here at Indianhead Mountain.

Ski Michigan Photos – May, April & March 2013

Here’s a collection of photos from May, April and March 2013 of skiing and snowboarding on the slopes of Michigan ski areas:

Boyne Mountain Resort – May 4, 2013

Part one of our annual Hemlock Open. Part two, keeping it in the fairways with 9-holes of golf. Enjoying lots of fun in the sun!

Boyne Mountain Resort – April 27, 2013

Great day to work on your goggle tan!

Boyne Mountain Resort – April 20, 2013

Let the good times roll! — Snow is again falling and the slopes are open Saturday and Sunday, 9am-4:30pm.

Pine Mountain Resort – April 19, 2013

We’re living in a winter wonderland! It’s snowing out, just in time for tomorrow! Be sure to join us tomorrow, April 20th from 9am-7pm for skiing and boarding. $5 lift tickets and $5 rentals!

Boyne Mountain Resort – April 13, 2013

The season lives on with great skiing and riding conditions and the Stash Bash on Ramshead!

Pine Mountain Resort – April 12, 2013

3 inches of fresh snow last night and more in the forecast for today! The hill is being groomed and looking great, so be sure to join us for skiing and boarding from 9am – 7pm tomorrow!

Crystal Mountain – April 7, 2013

Last Buck chair. So long old friend. – As we close out our 2012/13 season on the slopes, we look forward to opening a new Buck Quad lift next winter. Thank you to EVERYONE for making this winter truly memorable!

Nub’s Nob Ski Area – April 7, 2013

First Chair, Last Day. Chris Roehn and Jon Hall. Chris has skied everyday this season!

Boyne Mountain Resort – April 7, 2013

The snow just keeps on falling – our remarkable winter means that the lifts will keep spinning on weekends for as long as great conditions continue!

Boyne Highlands Resort – April 6, 2013

Spring Board Meeting – Day One

Milje’s Ski Trails – April 4, 2013

Still Grooming! Wow–freshly groomed as of last evening and the conditions still are fantastic. We can’t predict how long we will be open or how long we will continue to groom, so make sure to get out while you still can. This could be our last weekend! But it’s still great! Enjoy your last few days of Spring Break!

ABR Ski Trails – March 29, 2013

It has been some great spring skiing. We have been grooming daily and have 2 feet of snow on the trail. Trails are open Sat and Sunday and will be closed April 1. Discount season passes on sale.

Boyne Mountain Resort – March 29, 2013

A fantastic Friday of spring skiing at Boyne Mountain… Easter Weekend has begun…

Porcupine Mountain Ski Area – March 29, 2013

Bluebird spring skiing…. This is hard to beat!

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – March 30, 2013

Super fun day. Time trials, people skiing for the first time, a cookout on the deck under a sunny sky… Couldn’t ask for a better Easter weekend!

Crystal Mountain Resort – March 28, 2013

More corduroy and sunshine this morning. We’re expecting mostly sunny skies today with a high near 43F. We have 37 slopes open with machine groomed conditions. Frontside lifts are open 9am-5pm and North Face is open 10am-4:30pm. And don’t forget, only $25 for an open-to-close lift ticket for the rest of our ski season!

Nub’s Nob Ski Area – March 27, 2013

WE ARE STILL SKIING :) Excellent spring conditions on hill! Do not let the lack of snow in your back yard fool you, we still have 12 days of skiing/riding ahead of us!

Boyne Highlands – March 24, 2013

“Chocolate Cake” Downhill.

Boyne Highlands – March 23, 2013

Coors Light Ski League Championships on North Challenger.

Indianhead Mountain – March 22, 2013

Taken Friday at Indianhead Mountain. Incredible spring snow!

Crystal Mountain – March 20, 2013

Powder stashes are still waiting to be found after yesterday’s amazing snowfall. And the white stuff has been falling off and on all day this first day of spring!

Boyne Highlands Resort – March 20, 2013

Pillows of powder – and it’s still snowing!

Boyne Mountain Resort – March 20, 2013

Getting fresh tracks with 5+ inches of snowfall. What makes this spring even sweeter? More than 18″ of snow in the last week and a half! — at Boyne Mountain Resort.

Caberfae Peaks – March 19, 2013

Powder Day at Caberfae Peaks – Waddy & Larry on Bullet

Shanty Creek Resorts – March 9, 2013

Best Design – Cardboard Classic 2013

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – March 8, 2013

Great conditions for the 8th graders from Hemlock yesterday. Some of the year’s best skiing is now! Stu has been grooming since 8:00 and conditions are great!

Shanty Creek Resorts – March 8, 2013

Tele Turns – 8 March 2013

The Homestead – Leelanau County – March 8, 2013

Blue bird skies today to kick off our last weekend of the 2012-13 ski season. We hope to see you on the slopes!

Ski Milje’s – Wakefield – March 8, 2013

Freshly groomed and 15K of classical track set this morning. Should be a great day for skiing! Come on out as the season is winding down! The trails are in outstanding condition!!! Bring your sunglasses today!

Corsair Ski Trails – March 7, 2013
Spring conditions on the trails this weekend. Despite the mild temperature there is still plenty of snow and the tracks are holding up very well. Tess took this photo this afternoon while skiing at Silver Valley. She reports “Lots of fun in pleasant temperatures!”

Crystal Mountain – March 6, 2013
Grey skies today but the slopes are all white so we’re not complaining.

Boyne Mountain Resort – March 6, 2013
Ripping turns on another bluebird morning.

Boyne Mountain Resort – March 5, 2013
“Fantastic skiing” and “top-notch conditions!” Just a few of the phrases being heard out on the slopes today.

ABR Ski Trails – March 4, 2013
We have plenty of snow. The skiing has been very good with nice temps. The Ski Shop Sale continues. Top end race demo skis with bindings normal price $650-750…… NOW $325 – $500

Boyne Mountain Resort – March 3, 2013
Racers from across the region competed on the fabled Hemlock run in honor of Boyne Resorts’ founder Everett Kircher in today’s slalom race.

Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area – March 3, 2013
We can feel it….this is the PERFECT day to ski or snowboard! Here’s hoping for a day just like yesterday…Bluebird Skies/Corduroy/Friends/Family/Equipment to Demo/Food to Eat/Live Music/Beer to Drink/Sunshine on the Deck….the list goes on and on

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – March 2
Manitou grooming up beautifully! Groomer Young Bob is on it this morning!

Ski Michigan Photos – February 2013

Here’s a collection of photos from the February 2013 of skiing and snowboarding on the slopes of Michigan ski areas:

Caberfae Peaks – February 9, 2013
Epic day at the Peaks. Who helped carve up the corduroy this morning?

Indianhead Mountain – February 8, 2013
Great start to the weekend. Come get some!

Crystal Mountain – February 7, 2013
We have absolutely pristine conditions on our 40 km of cross-country ski trails this morning.

ABR Ski Trails – February 5, 2013
What a fun day with 6 inches of new snow and happy skiers. We had the mature adult group of the Elmhurst Ski Club here all day, 46 second graders this mid day and the local all ages Team Gogebic here at 4 PM for practice. Fun to see so many diverse groups…Tomorrow Wed 4 PM the Clydesdales Group!

Treetops Resort – February 2, 2013
Here is one of our guest taking advantage of the “Big Air” Bag. The “Big Air” Bag is officially open at Treetops. For more information on this please call 1-888-873-3867

Caberfae Peaks – February 2, 2013
Cammy’s Park has a new location this season on No. 1, and offers two kickers and two rails.

Crystal Mountain – February 2, 2013
Good luck to all of our USCSA College Racers this weekend! Spectators are welcome – races are happening today and tomorrow.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – February 2, 2013
The trails are in excellent shape! Groomer Stu has Ginzu groomed all the trails and tracks are freshly set. Come demo new skis or snowshoes for free all day! Fire Grilled Pizza on the sun deck is the lunch special, served piping hot and piled high with delicious cheese and toppings of your choice. What a perfect day to XC ski!!

Ski Michigan Photos – January 2013

Here’s a collection of photos from the January 2013 of skiing and snowboarding on the slopes of Michigan ski areas:

Schuss Mountain – January 26, 2013
Plenty of snow and comfortable temperatures… at Schuss Mountain a happy crowd enjoyed the bluebird skies and fresh snow…

Crystal Mountain Resort – January 24, 2013
Powder Day at Crystal Mountain.

Caberfae Peaks – January 24, 2013
The snow machines were hard at work this morning! Who is going to hit the slopes this weekend?

Boyne Highlands Resort – January 20
Challenger Terrain Park

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Jan. 20
Up to almost 4 inches of fresh snow this morning!

Cannonsburg Ski Area – January 13, 2013
After a warm and wet couple of days, we are ecstatic to turn the snow guns back on and bring winter to West Michigan again!

Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area – January 13, 2013
Fired Up…. No time waste….snow making begins NOW!

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Jan. 10
It is amazing how well we’re hanging onto our snow. This pic is from this morning (January 10, 2013). Hats off to the groomer team!

Crystal Mountain – January 10, 2013
102 year old Lou Batori stopped by to ski with us today! Lou is the oldest NASTAR racer ever and one of the friendliest guys around. Thanks for stopping by today Lou. It is ALWAYS a pleasure to ski with you! Lou appeared on CBS Sunday Morning a couple of years ago: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yR-OX_KiFdY

Caberfae Peaks – January 7, 2013
Good morning from the Peaks. It’s going to be a beautiful, sunny day at Caberfae. Enjoy!

Alpine Valley Ski Area – January 7, 2013
Big Boy park is open. Come out & thrash it!

Crystal Mountain – January 5, 2013
USASA Huck Finn – January 5, 2013 – We lost our sunshine for this afternoon’s USASA Huck Finn competition in Tuck’s Terrain Park, but there was no lack of energy. Congrats to all of today’s Huck Finn competitors!

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – January 3, 2013
Groomer Bob is working some magic on the trails this morning… The corduroy skate lanes are killer! Perfect day to XC ski

Caberfae Peaks – January 2, 2013
The “Dark Side” of South Peak opens tomorrow, which means the opening of 5 additional slopes: GG’s Ride, Bullet, Stagshead Bowl, Slot & Notch. Who will get first tracks?

Crystal Mountain – January 2, 2013
We are making a fresh layer of snow this morning and are getting ready to open 38 slopes – 90% of our skiable terrain! We have machine groomed slope conditions with 5 chairlifts and 2 magic carpets running today.
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