Michigan Ski Blog – Skiing and Snowboarding in Michigan

Porcupine Mountains – Midwest Telefest – February 7 – 9, 2020

We are looking forward to Midwest Telefest 2020. This will be our 30th year and our biggest event ever!

February 7-9 2020
Porcupine Mountains State Park.

We have a lot planned for this year but here are the basics for now.

– Friday Party at @ Loons with Live Music
– Uphill/Downhill Race
– Group Skiing
– Backcountry Tours
– Chili Cookoff/Potluck
– Old Timey Music Saturday
– Prizes/Awards/Raffle/Swag giveaway

New this year we are working on getting a NTN demo fleet. We have the boots and a few ski’s so far and are working on the rest. If you have a good pair of shape skis and/or NTN Bindings to donate, contact us.

Book your accommodations For Midwest Telefest 2020, February 7-9. Hope to see you all there!

<>

Visit Midwest Telefest Page on Facebook >>>

<>

Midwest Telefest On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Midwest Telefest Page On Facebook.

<>

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

Monday November 4th, 2019 - 1:29 pm

Midwest Telefest

As our first snows start to arrive we are looking forward to Midwest Telefest 2020. This will be our 30th year and our biggest event ever!

February 7-9 2020
Porcupine Mountains State Park.

We have a lot planned for this year but here are the basics for now.

- Friday Party at @ Loons with Live Music
- Uphill/Downhill Race
- Group Skiing
- Backcountry Tours
- Chili Cookoff/Potluck
- Old Timey Music Saturday
- Prizes/Awards/Raffle/Swag giveaway

New this year we are working on getting a NTN demo fleet. We have the boots and a few ski's so far and are working on the rest. If you have a good pair of shape skis and/or NTN Bindings to donate, contact us.

Book your accommodations For Midwest Telefest 2020, February 7-9. Hope to see you all there!
... See MoreSee Less

As our first snows start to arrive we are looking forward to Midwest Telefest 2020.  This will be our 30th year and our biggest event ever! 

 February 7-9 2020 
 Porcupine Mountains State Park. 

We have a lot planned for this year but here are the basics for now.

- Friday Party at @ Loons with Live Music
- Uphill/Downhill Race
- Group Skiing
- Backcountry Tours
- Chili Cookoff/Potluck
- Old Timey Music Saturday
- Prizes/Awards/Raffle/Swag giveaway

New this year we are working on getting a NTN demo fleet. We have the boots and a few skis so far and are working on the rest. If you have a good pair of shape skis and/or NTN Bindings to donate, contact us.  

Book your accommodations For Midwest Telefest 2020, February 7-9.  Hope to see you all there!

Comment on Facebook

Let get this Party started. We are locked and loaded.

Saturday July 13th, 2019 - 4:40 pm

Midwest Telefest

Preach on brother! ... See MoreSee Less

Preach on brother!Image attachment

Wednesday February 13th, 2019 - 3:59 pm

Midwest Telefest

Thanks to everyone who made Midwest Telefest 2019 a success! It was another epic year with great snow and great friends! Thanks especially to Porkies Ski Area, 2 Loons Restaurant and Trail Genius.

Midwest Telefest 2020 will be February 7-9, so book your accomodations early. Next year will be out 30th Telefest and we want your ideas on how to make it extra special!

Pinheads Unite!
... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to everyone who made Midwest Telefest 2019 a success! It was another epic year with great snow and great friends! Thanks especially to Porkies Ski Area, 2 Loons Restaurant and Trail Genius.

Midwest Telefest 2020 will be February 7-9, so book your accomodations early.  Next year will be out 30th Telefest and we want your ideas on how to make it extra special!

Pinheads Unite!Image attachmentImage attachment

Comment on Facebook

Jack Plasterer "Midwest Telefest 2020 will be February 7-9". Put it on the Hoofer calendar?

RadNord Rules!

Leather Forever!

... missed you Pinheads 😔. See you next season for sure!

Was a beautiful weekend of powder and new friends... ❤️⛷❄️

Thank you for a great time! The Friends of the Porkies enjoys spending the day with Everyone!

View more comments

Saturday February 9th, 2019 - 12:30 am

Midwest Telefest

Skiing at Porkies was epic today, about 12 inches of fresh snow! Here's some video from Friday night party at 2 Loons with Feeding Leroy. ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday February 6th, 2019 - 4:28 pm

Midwest Telefest

Just 2 Days until Midwest Telefest 2019 and we are getting stoked! The Porkies are forecasted to get several inches of snow the next 2 days, Thank you snow gods! Temperature highs are expected to be between 10 and 15 degrees this weekend, so weather is looking good! This is our last post before the event, hope to see you all there!

Below are the details from the recent post in case anyone missed it. See details at the end for Chili Cookoff Saturday Apres Ski. Also dates are slightly wrong on poster, actual dates for Midwest Telefest 2019 are February 8-10.

Here is the latest info on this epic weekend!

--Friday February 8--

Open skiing all day, shred the gnar!

8 PM - party/dance at 2 Loons Bar and Restaurant in Silver City, MI. Feeding Leroy is the band, $5 cover.
They will be serving beer, drinks and come early if you want to get dinner at the restaurant. Remember, no BYOB for Friday night, support the 2 Loons who will have a nice selection of microbrews and mixed drinks.

--Saturday February 9--

Open skiing all day on the hill and backcountry

Gear Swap in the A Frame all day, label your items with name and price

10:30 AM - Uphill/Downhill race in front of the lodge

Gang Ski and Tele-Slalom in the afternoon
Group photo at the top of the lift at 3 PM.

Chili Cookoff Contest Starts when the lift closes at 5 PM.

6 PM - Party at the Porkies Lodge begins. BYOB, Potluck, Prizes, Free Stuff, Raffle, Open Jam with the old time music all stars. We will have lots of swag from our sponsors to give away (Voile, 22 Designs, Black Diamond)

--Sunday February 10--

Open Skiing at the hill and backcountry all day

10 AM - meet in lodge for guided backcountry tours and cross country tour.

EXTRA DETAILS

Chili Cookoff is designed as an Apres Ski event starting at 5 PM Saturday where anyone can taste all the chili entrees and vote for your favorite. First Place fabulous prize so bring a batch of your best chili!

22 Designs gave us another pair of Large Outlaw X NTN Bindings, valued at $400. We will raffle them for $5 per ticket Saturday at the party, buy as many tickets as you want. Money will be donated to Friends of the Porkies. Last year we raised over $200 dollars so be generous to help out the park.

Hope to see you all there, this will be our 29th year!!!
... See MoreSee Less

Just 2 Days until Midwest Telefest 2019 and we are getting stoked! The Porkies are forecasted to get several inches of snow the next 2 days, Thank you snow gods! Temperature highs are expected to be between 10 and 15 degrees this weekend, so weather is looking good! This is our last post before the event, hope to see you all there! 

Below are the details from the recent post in case anyone missed it. See details at the end for Chili Cookoff Saturday Apres Ski. Also dates are slightly wrong on poster, actual dates for Midwest Telefest 2019 are February 8-10.

Here is the latest info on this epic weekend!

--Friday February 8--

Open skiing all day, shred the gnar!

8 PM - party/dance at 2 Loons Bar and Restaurant in Silver City, MI. Feeding Leroy is the band, $5 cover. 
 They will be serving beer, drinks and come early if you want to get dinner at the restaurant. Remember, no BYOB for Friday night, support the 2 Loons who will have a nice selection of microbrews and mixed drinks.

--Saturday February 9--

Open skiing all day on the hill and backcountry

Gear Swap in the A Frame all day, label your items with name and price

10:30 AM - Uphill/Downhill race in front of the lodge

Gang Ski and Tele-Slalom in the afternoon
 Group photo at the top of the lift at 3 PM.

Chili Cookoff Contest Starts when the lift closes at 5 PM. 

6 PM - Party at the Porkies Lodge begins. BYOB, Potluck, Prizes, Free Stuff, Raffle, Open Jam with the old time music all stars. We will have lots of swag from our sponsors to give away (Voile, 22 Designs, Black Diamond)

--Sunday February 10--

Open Skiing at the hill and backcountry all day

10 AM - meet in lodge for guided backcountry tours and cross country tour.

EXTRA DETAILS

Chili Cookoff is designed as an Apres Ski event starting at 5 PM Saturday where anyone can taste all the chili entrees and vote for your favorite. First Place fabulous prize so bring a batch of your best chili!

22 Designs gave us another pair of Large Outlaw X NTN Bindings, valued at $400. We will raffle them for $5 per ticket Saturday at the party, buy as many tickets as you want. Money will be donated to Friends of the Porkies. Last year we raised over $200 dollars so be generous to help out the park.

Hope to see you all there, this will be our 29th year!!!Image attachment

Comment on Facebook

For next year's 30th telefest I suggest some kind of "leather forever" event

Can anyone fill me in on how the gear swap works ? Is someone there all day to handle the sales?

Load more

<>

Visit Midwest Telefest Facebook Page >>>

<>

– – – – – Porcupine Mountains Lodging Packages – – – – – –

<>

Michigan Ski Blog - Skiing and Snowboarding in Michigan - produced by Ski Michigan.