Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding in Michigan

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding trails are some of the most trilling in the country. Escape the ordinary winter fun with the excitement of extreme sports. Skiing can be for all ages with a number of bunny slopes that are family-friendly and just right for beginners everyone should enjoy a trip down the slopes of Michigan. Find all of the Best Downhill Skiing locations in Michigan right here.

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Downhill Skiing in Michigan

Mont Ripley welcomes all snow enthusiasts. The ski area is owned by Michigan Technological University and sits in the middle of the cities of Houghton and Hancock. Mont Ripley is amazingly convenient and just minutes from great lodging, restaurants, microbreweries, nightclubs, and shopping.

From the beginning in 1957 Dorie and Nub Sarns knew that this hill in the great Michigan outdoors was going to be some place special. They cleared the trees and installed a double chairlift, and opened for business. In 1964 the slope "Crazy Otto" opened named after the groomer Otto Washburn.

Mount Bohemia in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has the longest runs with the highest vertical and deepest powder in the Midwest. This hidden secret is a true treasure for backcountry skiers and riders. The average snowfall in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula is 273 inches.

Crystella Hill is Crystal Falls' own little giant. Sledding, Snowboarding, and skiing, made possible by a dedicated group of Volunteers.

Norway Mountain is a ski hill & resort located in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. The average annual snowfall is 100 inches. There 160 skiable acres at Norway Mountain. This ski resort in Norway, Michigan has 500 feet of vertical fun. We are only 1 hour 40 minutes north of Green Bay, just over the Wisconsin border.

Eighteen runs with the longest at 1800 ft., two Terrain Parks with one fo the little kids and one for the big kids, equipment, group rates, discounts and child care. Top-notch ski school and popular racing programs.

60 downhill runs, our commitment to skiing is every bit as strong as it's always been. When snowboarding came along, we were quick to welcome new generations of riders to the slopes - and to make way for seven terrain parks where skiers and snowboarders alike could catch air and push winter's boundaries.

Welcome to Alpine Valley – Southeast Michigan’s Mountain of Fun for the whole family! Imagine beautiful surroundings, 25 picturesque tree-lined slopes, 9 chairlifts, 4 rope tows, a magic carpet, and four terrain parks all rolled into the largest and most scenic ski area in southern Michigan and you have Alpine Valley

Pine Mountain is the choice to make when looking for a quick, family-friendly getaway that is close to home and doesn't involve breaking into the family piggy bank.

Every season is the right season to visit Treetops Resort in Gaylord Michigan! Treetops special features distinguish it as one of Michigan*s finest destination resorts.

Ski Brule is located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan, just over the Wisconsin/Michigan border. A family ski vacation is only a short drive away.

Since 1960, Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Southeast Michigan has been one of the legendary family winter destinations on the Midwest snowsports scene. Skiers and riders from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Northwest Ohio can easily access 25 trails and five lifts covering 130 acres.

Snow Snake Ski and Golf has been serving Michigan since 1949. The Brockway family has owned and operated Snow Snake since 1957. There are six lifts serving 10 runs, including numerous terrain features, and a snow tubing park on 43 acres. The ski season runs November through March, weather permitting.

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort recognized nationally as one of the Midwest’s premier destinations. Located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City, Crystal Mountain offers 58 slopes for downhill skiing and snowboarding, Crystal Mountain Snowsports School, winter

Snowshoeing opportunities are abound in Ontonagon County with thousands of acres of snow covered back country wilderness to explore. Long a popular winter activity in the Upper Peninsula, visitors are finding snowshoeing an excellent way to enjoy winter's splendor in Ontonagon County.

Challenging enlarged Terrain Park which features a quarter-pipe and more terrain for skiers and boarders this season. 15 trails that cascade over beautifully wooded hills. Pumpkin Park for riders to learn new skills and work on new tricks. Five chairlifts, five surface tows, snowmaking, night skiing and snow tubing.

Hickory Hills features 8 runs with 1 beginner, 5 intermediate, and 2 advanced runs that are serviced by 5 rope tows. Night skiing is available on 7 of the runs. Cross country skiers will find 4k of trails with a 1k trail lighted for night skiing. The Ski Patrol assists by promoting safe skiing and offering first aid services.

Bittersweet Ski Resort in the scenic Kalamazoo River Valley is Southwest Michigan's premier ski area. Skier friendly, night skiing, complete snow making and grooming, huge lift capacity and friendly helpful staff to make your visit pleasurable. The Terrain Park will feature new obstacles this year and is served by its own chairlift.

Tubing: Our tubing hill opens 1 hour after our slopes open and starts at the top of every hour. We do recommend reservations as some hours book up. We do not have an age or height limit, we do, however, require each child to ride independently in their own tube… meaning they cannot sit on anyone’s lap.

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