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Crystal Mountain – Michigan Legacy Art Park Snowshoe Tours – January 20, 2019

Michigan Legacy Art Park Snowshoe Tours

Each Sunday in January, take a guided tour through Michigan Legacy Art Park to view sculptures, scenery, and maybe even some wildlife along the way.

Meet at 2:30pm and bring your snowshoes!

Fee: $5 per adult. Reservations are not required. Complimentary for youth 17 and under with paying adult.

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Thursday January 17th, 2019 - 9:16 am

Crystal Mountain

Brisk but beautiful morning ☀️ ... See MoreSee Less

Brisk but beautiful morning ☀️

 

Comment on Facebook

Nick Wisner

It was cold but the snow was good and a little sun was nice ⛷⛷🥶

Ya I'd much rather be there

Ugh why?? I want to be there and not here at work

So very peaceful💞🎿⛷

I wish I could be up there today😶😶😶

Tyler Edward Derdin

Winter ...snow... there’s nothing like it ...😍😍

Ella Stubbart

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Wednesday January 16th, 2019 - 12:30 pm

Crystal Mountain

$30 Thursdays at Crystal Spa are back! Includes access to infrared saunas, eucalyptus infused steam rooms, hot tub, Peak Fitness Center, indoor pool and choice of one complimentary mini spa experience for just $30 per person.

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/trip-planning/30-thursdays/
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$30 Thursdays at Crystal Spa are back! Includes access to infrared saunas, eucalyptus infused steam rooms, hot tub, Peak Fitness Center, indoor pool and choice of one complimentary mini spa experience for just $30 per person. 

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/trip-planning/30-thursdays/

 

Comment on Facebook

Kourtney Stampfly

I’m on my way!

Deb Gamache

Krista Fryczynski

Angelita Mardiros!!!

Alicia 🙂

Mary Olex and Diane Slattery Montes we should all go the day we get there!

Cheryl Wolfram

Hannah Bianco Kimberley Parker Bianco

Drew Gentry

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Wednesday January 16th, 2019 - 9:32 am

Crystal Mountain

Did you know Crystal Mountain has a Snow Day Special? You can purchase one adult Open-to-Close lift ticket at the ticket window and receive one FREE junior (ages 7-17) Open-to-Close ticket.

Offer only valid for students at schools listed on the UpNorthLive and 9&10 News webpages.

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/trip-planning/snow-day/
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Did you know Crystal Mountain has a Snow Day Special? You can purchase one adult Open-to-Close lift ticket at the ticket window and receive one FREE junior (ages 7-17) Open-to-Close ticket. 

Offer only valid for students at schools listed on the UpNorthLive and 9&10 News webpages. 

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/trip-planning/snow-day/

Tuesday January 15th, 2019 - 11:44 am

Crystal Mountain

Buy one Wednesday or Thursday Open-to-Close lift ticket at Crystal Mountain's Lift Ticket Window and receive one FREE Open-to-Close lift ticket for a friend.

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/event/learn-to-ski-snowboard/
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Buy one Wednesday or Thursday Open-to-Close lift ticket at Crystal Mountains Lift Ticket Window and receive one FREE Open-to-Close lift ticket for a friend.

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/event/learn-to-ski-snowboard/

 

Comment on Facebook

Amy Nelson Devanney

Cher Rutherford. Hope yesterday was a blast

Erica Lee Plesha

Tyler Edward Derdin Shane Marsiglia

Nicole Putra Hanson

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Crystal Mountain – Iron Fish Distillery Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race – January 20, 2019

Iron Fish Distillery Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race
Fat Chance is the staple of fat biking in Northern Michigan, and is back again for another legendary race at Crystal Mountain with new and familiar faces.

The race will be held on the Otter Trail loop.  The new Otter Trail course is 2 miles of speed, twisting sections and minimal elevation.  Each lap in will add it’s own new fat tire challenges. All races start at 10am.  Helmets are required for rider safety.

Registration

Cost: $50 per rider. Includes timing by Endurance Evolution, race bib, a brew ticket and post race chili bar.
Day of Registration: $60 per rider, if available.

Packet pick-up will be held Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 8 – 9:30am inside Kinlochen.

Register Online »

Medals & Awards

Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each category. Plus plenty of swag from Crystal Mountain, Iron fish, Einstein Cycles, Bearclaw Bicycle Co., Up Bike TC, KOLO TC and Kona Bikes. Awards ceremony will be held in the Crystal Center starting at 12pm including post-race food and celebrations.

90-minute categories:

  • Men’s Open
  • Women’s Open
  • Men’s Master (45+)
  • Women’s Master (45+)

45-minute categories:

  • Men’s Race (All Ages)
  • Women’s Race (All Ages)

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From Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race 2016

Sunday January 4th, 2015 - 12:29 pm

Crystal Mountain

Over 80 fat tire cyclists chased this guy down at today's Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race...but can anybody catch Jorden Wakeley?? ... See MoreSee Less

Over 80 fat tire cyclists chased this guy down at todays Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race...but can anybody catch Jorden Wakeley??

Comment on Facebook

We were boarding on Buck when the racers came through...very cool to see, props to all the racers. The wind was brutal today.

Hell I had a hard time staying ahead of him and I was on a snow mobile! :-))) Good job today Jorden Wakeley!

Beep , Beep ,,, Road Runner ...Cant Catch Me .

Beautiful day on the Crystal property, thanks for the good times.

Speed KING. meats

Bar mitts!? I heard it got tough, but wow it must have been very cold.

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Free Cross Country Ski Lesson – January 26, 2019

Learn how to cross country ski at our Saturday free ski lesson!

This beginner lesson teaches the basics of cross country skiing, including classic diagonal stride and/or skate skiing, hill climbing and descending, and turning. We even teach you how to get up after you fall down!

Each lesson ends with a mini ski tour to Trapper’s Cabin, where skiers can purchase hot cocoa and relax by the bonfire. Adults and children are welcome.

If you need to rent skis for a nominal charge, please sign in at the rental desk no later than 10:15am.

This lesson is free and lasts approximately 1 hour.

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
January 26 – Saturday 10:30am

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Cross Country Ski Headquarters – News and Specials via Facebook

Thursday January 17th, 2019 - 2:33 pm

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Check out today’s trail report! The skiing is good to very good, and it feels GREAT to get out there. And please excuse the red face… someone’s a little out of shape over here 😂 ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Ah! Wish I was going to be up by night skiing tomorrow 😞 ... should do that on Saturday 😉

Heading up Saturday!

Tiffany Miller

These video condition reports are great!

Wait so maybe I could keep up with you right now? 😉

Still my favorite ski instructor - taught me to skate ski 🙂

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Tuesday January 15th, 2019 - 8:34 am

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Sunset on the Manitou trail. When you can end the day with a sunset ski, you know that life is pretty darn good. ❄️#sunsetski #manitoutrail #perspective #puremichigan ... See MoreSee Less

Sunset on the Manitou trail. When you can end the day with a sunset ski, you know that life is pretty darn good. ❄️#sunsetski #manitoutrail #perspective #puremichigan

 

Comment on Facebook

Heading up Friday... can’t wait!

Sunday January 13th, 2019 - 2:32 pm

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

It’s a darn fine day for some homemade Paella! Way to go Chef Erin, this pan was finished in about 8 minutes!! #skitoeat #paella #xcskiing #tradition @ Cross Country Ski Headquarters ... See MoreSee Less

It’s a darn fine day for some homemade Paella! Way to go Chef Erin, this pan was finished in about 8 minutes!! #skitoeat #paella #xcskiing #tradition  @ Cross Country Ski HeadquartersImage attachmentImage attachment

 

Comment on Facebook

Now this is one meal I miss!!

Saturday January 12th, 2019 - 12:34 pm

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Hungry after a ski on the trails? Let the Pizza Queen make you a fire grilled pizza for lunch!! #mamamia #firegrilledpizza #skitoeat ... See MoreSee Less

Hungry after a ski on the trails? Let the Pizza Queen make you a fire grilled pizza for lunch!! #mamamia #firegrilledpizza #skitoeat

 

Comment on Facebook

This young Lady did a phenomenal job cooking custom pizzas all day while we were fortunate to enjoy the snowy wonderland. She is a Saint.

Look delicious 😋

we had fun skiing today 👍🏼

I still make pizzas just like i used to over that fire! So yummy!

Tiffany Miller

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Crystal Mountain – Michigan Legacy Art Park Snowshoe Tours – January 27, 2019

Michigan Legacy Art Park Snowshoe Tours

Each Sunday in January, take a guided tour through Michigan Legacy Art Park to view sculptures, scenery, and maybe even some wildlife along the way.

Meet at 2:30pm and bring your snowshoes!

Fee: $5 per adult. Reservations are not required. Complimentary for youth 17 and under with paying adult.

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Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>>

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More News From Crystal Mountain Resort

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Crystal Mountain Page On Facebook.

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Thursday January 17th, 2019 - 9:16 am

Crystal Mountain

Brisk but beautiful morning ☀️ ... See MoreSee Less

Brisk but beautiful morning ☀️

 

Comment on Facebook

Nick Wisner

It was cold but the snow was good and a little sun was nice ⛷⛷🥶

Ya I'd much rather be there

Ugh why?? I want to be there and not here at work

So very peaceful💞🎿⛷

I wish I could be up there today😶😶😶

Tyler Edward Derdin

Winter ...snow... there’s nothing like it ...😍😍

Ella Stubbart

+ View previous comments

Wednesday January 16th, 2019 - 12:30 pm

Crystal Mountain

$30 Thursdays at Crystal Spa are back! Includes access to infrared saunas, eucalyptus infused steam rooms, hot tub, Peak Fitness Center, indoor pool and choice of one complimentary mini spa experience for just $30 per person.

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/trip-planning/30-thursdays/
... See MoreSee Less

$30 Thursdays at Crystal Spa are back! Includes access to infrared saunas, eucalyptus infused steam rooms, hot tub, Peak Fitness Center, indoor pool and choice of one complimentary mini spa experience for just $30 per person. 

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/trip-planning/30-thursdays/

 

Comment on Facebook

Kourtney Stampfly

I’m on my way!

Deb Gamache

Krista Fryczynski

Angelita Mardiros!!!

Alicia 🙂

Mary Olex and Diane Slattery Montes we should all go the day we get there!

Cheryl Wolfram

Hannah Bianco Kimberley Parker Bianco

Drew Gentry

+ View previous comments

Wednesday January 16th, 2019 - 9:32 am

Crystal Mountain

Did you know Crystal Mountain has a Snow Day Special? You can purchase one adult Open-to-Close lift ticket at the ticket window and receive one FREE junior (ages 7-17) Open-to-Close ticket.

Offer only valid for students at schools listed on the UpNorthLive and 9&10 News webpages.

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/trip-planning/snow-day/
... See MoreSee Less

Did you know Crystal Mountain has a Snow Day Special? You can purchase one adult Open-to-Close lift ticket at the ticket window and receive one FREE junior (ages 7-17) Open-to-Close ticket. 

Offer only valid for students at schools listed on the UpNorthLive and 9&10 News webpages. 

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/trip-planning/snow-day/

Tuesday January 15th, 2019 - 11:44 am

Crystal Mountain

Buy one Wednesday or Thursday Open-to-Close lift ticket at Crystal Mountain's Lift Ticket Window and receive one FREE Open-to-Close lift ticket for a friend.

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/event/learn-to-ski-snowboard/
... See MoreSee Less

Buy one Wednesday or Thursday Open-to-Close lift ticket at Crystal Mountains Lift Ticket Window and receive one FREE Open-to-Close lift ticket for a friend.

Learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/event/learn-to-ski-snowboard/

 

Comment on Facebook

Amy Nelson Devanney

Cher Rutherford. Hope yesterday was a blast

Erica Lee Plesha

Tyler Edward Derdin Shane Marsiglia

Nicole Putra Hanson

+ View previous comments

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