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Boyne Mountain – 2019 Hemlock Open – April 20, 2019

The Best of Both Seasons

If you aren’t quite ready to put your race skis away but you have thought about dusting off the clubs, then we have the event for you. The Hemlock Open is a two person team competition. It consists of two runs of slalom in a dual format on North Boyne in the morning. In the afternoon, enjoy a two person, 9 hole scramble. Each team member’s best run is added together with their team golf score to determine the total team score.  There will be prizes from Rossignol and Under Armour for top finishing teams and special event winners.

  • Date is subject to change dependent on slope and golf course conditions.
  • Minimum age of 15 years old (or freshman in high school) to participate.
  • Space is limited, and this event does sell out. Register early to ensure a spot!
  • Entry fee is $50 person/ $100 team
  • This event is SOLD OUT, but you can still submit a registration form to be added to the wait list. 

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Crystal Mountain – Crystal Classic Golf Tournament – April 20, 2019

Crystal Mountain - Crystal Classic Golf Tournament

This four-person scramble includes 18 holes of golf with cart, two beverage tickets and food. Event begins at Noon!

Only $60 per person! Prizes to be awarded in Men’s, women’s and mixed divisions.

Reservations required.

For more information, call the Pro Shop at 888.968.7686 ext. 4000.

Registration Form »

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

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Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 - 4:07 pm

Crystal Mountain

With only 3 days left until we kick off the 14th Annual Michigan Beer and Brat Festival, we've been keeping a close eye on the weather forecast. We are happy to report, it looks like Saturday is going to be a beautiful day - 75° and mostly sunny!

If you haven't purchased admission yet, NOW is the time do so. Purchasing in advance will save you money and time in line!

Buy today: mynorthtickets.com/events/michigan-beer-brat-festival
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With only 3 days left until we kick off the 14th Annual Michigan Beer and Brat Festival, weve been keeping a close eye on the weather forecast. We are happy to report, it looks like Saturday is going to be a beautiful day - 75° and mostly sunny!

If you havent purchased admission yet, NOW is the time do so. Purchasing in advance will save you money and time in line! 

Buy today: mynorthtickets.com/events/michigan-beer-brat-festival

Tuesday May 21st, 2019 - 9:38 am

Crystal Mountain

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Kelly Keel, look what's open.

Is the pool warm enough?

Monday May 20th, 2019 - 10:53 am

Crystal Mountain

Don't forget - you can pick up your wristbands for this Saturday's Michigan Beer and Brat Festival at our Inn at the Mountain Front Desk! Visit us anytime between 8am - 8pm between now and Friday to get your wristbands early and save time waiting in line on festival day.

Buy your tickets now: mynorthtickets.com/events/michigan-beer-brat-festival
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Dont forget - you can pick up your wristbands for this Saturdays Michigan Beer and Brat Festival at our Inn at the Mountain Front Desk! Visit us anytime between 8am - 8pm between now and Friday to get your wristbands early and save time waiting in line on festival day. 

Buy your tickets now: mynorthtickets.com/events/michigan-beer-brat-festival
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Crystal Mountain – Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – May 25, 2019

Crystal Mountain - Michigan Beer & Brat Festival

Time: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling an enormous selection of Michigan’s finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets.

Lodging Package

Package includes General Admission to the Michigan Beer and Brat Festival, tokens, one souvenir glass per adult, and breakfast daily. Learn More »

Admission

VIP Admission begins at 3pm, General Admission from 4-8pm.

VIP Ticket Package

VIP Package includes: Admission at 3pm (one hour before general admission) to the Michigan Beer & Brat Festival, one (1) beer glass (9oz) and 20 tickets. Plus, you’ll have exclusive access to two specialty beers on the Reserve Beer Trail!

Cost: $60 per person (Ages 3 & under are free). Buy Online »

General Admission Beer and Brat Tickets

General Admission Package includes: Admission at 4pm to the Michigan Beer & Brat Festival, one (1) beer glass (9oz) and 10 tickets.

Wristbands are available for pick up May 10 – 25, at Crystal Mountain’s Front Desk, located in the Inn at the Mountain. If you are picking up your wristband on Saturday, May 25, wristbands will be available at the Front Desk until Noon, or you can visit the lower level of the Crystal Center after 2pm. Any guests ages 21+ must show valid photo I.D. at admission to the festival. Coolers are not permitted on the festival grounds.

Tickets

Additional tickets will be available to purchase at the festival for $1 each. Tickets can be used toward a wide selection of Michigan craft beers, brats and delicious sides! No refunds.

Full Pour: 3 – 6 tickets*
Half Brat: 2 tickets
Full Brat: 4 tickets

*Some specialty craft beers and meads may be 4-6 tickets due to limited availability.

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

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Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 - 4:07 pm

Crystal Mountain

With only 3 days left until we kick off the 14th Annual Michigan Beer and Brat Festival, we've been keeping a close eye on the weather forecast. We are happy to report, it looks like Saturday is going to be a beautiful day - 75° and mostly sunny!

If you haven't purchased admission yet, NOW is the time do so. Purchasing in advance will save you money and time in line!

Buy today: mynorthtickets.com/events/michigan-beer-brat-festival
... See MoreSee Less

With only 3 days left until we kick off the 14th Annual Michigan Beer and Brat Festival, weve been keeping a close eye on the weather forecast. We are happy to report, it looks like Saturday is going to be a beautiful day - 75° and mostly sunny!

If you havent purchased admission yet, NOW is the time do so. Purchasing in advance will save you money and time in line! 

Buy today: mynorthtickets.com/events/michigan-beer-brat-festival

Tuesday May 21st, 2019 - 9:38 am

Crystal Mountain

Who’s ready to splash this weekend? 💦 ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Kelly Keel, look what's open.

Is the pool warm enough?

Monday May 20th, 2019 - 10:53 am

Crystal Mountain

Don't forget - you can pick up your wristbands for this Saturday's Michigan Beer and Brat Festival at our Inn at the Mountain Front Desk! Visit us anytime between 8am - 8pm between now and Friday to get your wristbands early and save time waiting in line on festival day.

Buy your tickets now: mynorthtickets.com/events/michigan-beer-brat-festival
... See MoreSee Less

Dont forget - you can pick up your wristbands for this Saturdays Michigan Beer and Brat Festival at our Inn at the Mountain Front Desk! Visit us anytime between 8am - 8pm between now and Friday to get your wristbands early and save time waiting in line on festival day. 

Buy your tickets now: mynorthtickets.com/events/michigan-beer-brat-festival
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White Gold Card – Michigan Snowsports Industries Association makes it possible to ski at 33 areas for just $269


Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) has produced the White Gold Card which allows the holder to ski at 33 different Michigan ski areas this winter for just $269. The MSIA White Gold Card entitles the purchaser to ski one time at each of the participating ski areas during the 2018/2019 ski season.

In addition to the 34 lift tickets, White Gold Card purchasers also receive one complimentary ski or snowboard tune-up, 3 hot wax sessions and a coupon for $20 off a purchase of $100 at participating retailers. Retail value is over $1,600!

Participating Ski Areas

Alpine Valley
Big Powderhorn
Bittersweet
Blackjack Resort – Big Snow
Boyne Highlands
Boyne Mountain
Caberfae Peaks
Cannonsburg
Crystal Mountain
Cross-Country Ski Hdqts.
Bay Mountain at The Homestead

Hanson Hillls
Hickory Hills
Indianhead Mountain – Big Snow
Marquette Mountain
Mont Ripley
Mt. Bohemia
Mt. Brighton
Mt. Holiday
Mt. Holly
Mt. Zion
Muskegon Winter Sports Complex

Nubs Nob
Otsego Resort
Pine Knob
Pine Mountain
Porcupine Mountain
Shanty Creek
Ski Brule
Snow Snake
Swiss Valley
Timber Ridge
Treetops Resort

Purchase White Gold Cards at the Following Retailers

(Please note: Some ski shops will only accept cash or check)

Bill & Paul’s Sporthaus – Grand Rapids (616) 458-1684
Boyne Country Sports – Bloomfield Hills (248) 338-0803, Novi (248) 549-6006, Traverse City (231) 941-1999
Don Orr Ski Haus – Traverse City (231) 946-8810
Don Thomas Sporthaus – Birmingham (248) 626-9503
Lee’s Adventure Sports – Kalamazoo (269) 381-7701
Nichol’s Ski & Snowboard – Dearborn (313) 565-0044, Waterford (248) 674-5200
Outpost Sports – Mishawaka, IN (574) 259-1000
Schummer’s Ski Shop – Grosse Ponte Woods (313) 881-4363
Shumaker’s Ski & Board – Flint (810) 239-6931
The Peak Ski and Sports – Keego Harbor (248) 594-6200
The Stable of Saginaw – Saginaw (989) 799-0601
Sun & Snow Sports – Ann Arbor (734) 663-9515, Plymouth (734) 927-0007
Summit Sports – Brighton (810) 227-6877, East Lansing (517) 332-4000, Bloomfield Hills (248) 738-4444, Cannonsburg (616) 874-8050
Swiss Valley Ski Shop – Jones (269) 244-5635
Treetops Ski Shop – Gaylord (989) 731-8439
Uncle Jib’s Ski Shop – Holland (616) 416-3010

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Michigan Snowsports Industry Association – News and Specials via Facebook

Tuesday March 5th, 2019 - 10:19 am

Ski Snowboard Michigan

Congratulations to Jess Craig and Kristina Johnson! They are the winners of our #MichiganLiftTicketGiveaway! So many great photos on the slopes. We had someone randomly pick two numbers and then we counted down the photos to find the winners. Jess and Kristina, message us with your address and we'll send you each two lift tickets to the ski area of your choice! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Congratulations Please post the pics......

Wednesday February 27th, 2019 - 8:12 am

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Wednesday February 27th, 2019 - 8:03 am

Ski Snowboard Michigan

It's time for another #MichiganLiftTicketGiveaway! Reply to this email and show us a photo or video of you and your friends/family having fun on Michigan's ski slopes or trails. On Monday, March 4 we'll randomly choose a winner to receive two lift tickets to the Michigan ski area of your choice! Be sure to follow us to see who wins. There's still plenty of time to get out there and enjoy the winter! One more thing...please tell us which Michigan ski area you're at in the photos. ... See MoreSee Less

Its time for another #MichiganLiftTicketGiveaway!  Reply to this email and show us a photo or video of you and your friends/family having fun on Michigans ski slopes or trails.  On Monday, March 4 well randomly choose a winner to receive two lift tickets to the Michigan ski area of your choice!  Be sure to follow us to see who wins. Theres still plenty of time to get out there and enjoy the winter!  One more thing...please tell us which Michigan ski area youre at in the photos.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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XC skiing at Boyne Highlands

First time skiing / snowboarding for our five kids. We went big @ Boyne Mountain. They can’t wait to get back out there!

Schuss purple lift above the terrain park!

Getting ready for an epic sunset at Caberfae Peaks with my daughter and her boyfriend🌄

Fun at Boyne Mountain

Alpine Valley in truck right before 1st extremely successful 1st trip to a place other than backyard!

My oldest on the day he fell in love with the slopes💙 at Mt. Holly!

Pine Mt Resort in Iron Mountain President Day weekend

My daughter at Pine knob!!!

Bittersweet with this snowboarder! ❤

New Year’s Eve fun at crystal mountain with the cousins!

Granddaughter at Boyne Highlands.

My Bohemia this past weekend...before the almost 2 1/2 feet of snow!

Shredding Caberfae peaks!!

Testing Shaggys at Mt Holly!

Blue bird day at Bohemia

My family at Mount Holly on Presidents Day

Shanty creek resort ski patrol and friends at summit village aka The Darkside

Having fun at Crystal Mountain!

My three boys headed up Crystal Mountain

Pine Knob with my 4 year old son in January.

Tuesday night ski / snowboard club Pine Knob 🎿 🏂 🙌🏼

At Caberfae last week, were ready to go back!

The gang at Bittersweet, MI

Family time at hickory Hills TC!

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