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March Specials!
March is the perfect time to ski!  The temperatures warm and there are carnivals and special deals throughout the state.  Learn more here and plan your day on the slopes!

Fourth and Fifth Graders ski free with the Cold is Cool Passport
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Governor Snyder Proclaims January as Discover Michigan Snow Sports Month
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Even if the ground is bare, with just a little cold weather, Michigan’s ski slopes can be blanketed in white.
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White Gold Card

The 2017/18 White Gold Card, which allows the purchaser to ski one time at each of our 34 great ski areas for just $269, is sold out!  Learn more here so you can plan for next winter!

Just in...listen to Tim Allen extol the virtues of skiing in Pure Michigan!

The MSIA Annual Meeting took place June 5 at Evergreen Resort!  More details here.

Spring is the perfect time to ski!  Check these events and specials to plan your days(s) on the slopes now!

Shorter lift lines, low-season rates, carnivals and other fun activities plus some of the best snow conditions await skiers and snowboarders on Michigan ski slopes. Many ski areas plan to remain open through the end of March, and some will stay open into April.

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 Check out our list below, but also check this calendar via Facebook.


March specials at Mt. Brighton

Splash into spring with the 36th Annual Mt. Brighton Slush Cup! 

Featuring Boxzilla, Big Air competition and the annual Slush Cup pond skim!  *weather permitting* Free to enter.  Download waiver here.


Spring specials at Shanty Creek Resorts

March 3 - Slush Cup
March 10 - Cardboard Classic
March 11 - 16 - Canadian March Break
March 17 - Luck O' The Irish


Spring specials at Crystal Mountain

March 2 - 3 - Mardi Gras
March 9 - 10 - Spring Carnival
March 16 - 17 - Celts & Kayaks
March 23 - 24 - Retro Weekend


Alpine Valley Spring special

March 1-Beer League Races


Spring Special Events at Boyne Highlands

March 2, 2018 at 6pm, Slopeside Lounge Tap Takeover
March 9-11 9th Annual Brew-Ski Festival
March 17-Krazy Daze
March 18, 2018-The Friends and Family Race


Spring Special Events at Boyne Mountain

March 10-Summit-to-Stein's Snowshoe Supper
March 9-11 Kids Festival Weekend
March 16-18 Carnival Weekend


Big Snow Resort Spring Events

Military/Veterans Discount every day in March
Local Day Discounts Sunday through Thursday in March


Spring Events at Marquette Mountain

March 3 – Hornbogen Classic Race
March 3 – Ride for Cody Day
March 10 -  MMRT Race
March 5 thru 11 – Lower Michigan Week – $25 daily lift all week with proof
March 11  Carload Day – $60 buys lift tickets for everyone in your car, truck or van
March 17 – 18  Spring Carnival & Marquette PSIA-C Event
March 17  St. Patty’s Day Party and Speed Day
March 18  Polar Plunge and Slush Cup Fun Day
April 1 Carload Day – $60 buys lift tickets for everyone in your car, truck or van
April 1- Easter Egg Hunt
April 7 and  8  Hill Drags & Hill Climbs
April 9 Last day of the season


Mt Holly's Event

Check Mt. Holly's event page.  March 4th, 2018 has been penciled in as the date for a fun for all ages annual event.


Mt. Bohemia Spring Events

March 3- Mardi Gras Madness
March 5 until end of season- Spring Break Special (check link for details.)


Nub's Nob spring events

March 2 – Volkl/Marker/Dalbello Speed Series
March 3 – Enjoy entertainer Pete Kehoe in Nub’s Pub from 3 to 6 PM.
March 4– “Beat Your Parents” race and Ski Academy/JART Picnic
Mar. 10 – Enjoy entertainer Mike Ridley in Nub’s Pub from 3 to 6 PM.
March 9 to 18 – Canadian Discount Period: at par!
March 11 – BARTLETT CUP!
March 17 – Mardi GrasMarch. 17 – Enjoy entertainer Patrick Ryan in Nub’s Pub from 3 to 6 PM.
March 19 – Late Season Spring Discount Period Begins
March 19 – Spring Ski & Ride promotion begins!
April 8 – Last scheduled day of skiing and riding!


Pine Knob spring event

March 3-Winter Carnival 2018


Pine Mountain spring events

Feb. 25-March 1 - Education Appreciation
March 4-8 – Military and Veteran Appreciation
March 11-15 – Healthcare Appreciation
March 17 - Spring Fling including Slush Cup, Cardboard Classic and King of the Mountain
March 18-22 – Public Safety Appreciation


Spring events at Ski Brule

March 5-11 Union Week
March 12-25 College Spring Break
March 17 -18 Brule USSA Championship Ski Race
March 24 Boy Scount Winter Merit Badge


Spring at Snow Snake

March 1 – Students Day
March 3 – Beer and Burger Special
March 4 – Winter Fun Day
March 24 – Snow Snake Hill Climb


Treetops Resort spring specials

March 2 – FamJam Weekend
March 3 - Skiiable Feast, Wilderness Sleigh Ride Dinner,
March 2-4 Season Pass-holder Appreciation Weekend
March 9 – FamJam Weekend
March 17 – Short’s Rocks the Mountain


Mont Ripley's spring specials

Value season begins on March 1st with $35 lift ticket and $15 rental
March 17 - Easter Egg Hunt and Slush Pit Celebration
With 254" of natural snow this winter, theare is plenty of base for spring!

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MSIA & The President's Challenge

 Presidential Active Lifestyle AwardMSIA's winter programs have been approved for The President's Challenge which is a program encouraging regular activity among children and adults.

Lids on Kids

Lids on Kids Ski Helmets

Lids on Kids provides information on helmet safety and answers questions about helmet use.

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Michigan has a long ski history!  Here is a link to a Michigan Tourist Council map of ski areas from (we're guessing) the 1960s.  

Planning a winter trip but need a little help?  
The Pure Michigan website has information that can get you packing!

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