The Michigan Ski Hall of Fame was created to recognize those individuals who have contributed significantly to the growth of skiing and snowsports in the state of Michigan.

In 2003, MSIA inducted its first members into the Hall of Fame - Everett Kircher, the creater of the Boyne empire and Bill Pearson, who started Bill & Paul’s Sporthaus.  In 2004, Don Thomas, of Don Thomas Sporthaus and George Petritz, the developer of Crystal Mountain were inducted.  Then in 2006, MSIA inducted Al Almon, who improved ski instruction by creating uniform teaching standards throughout Michigan and the US. and James Dilworth, who built and patented the world’s first fan snow making gun.

Bintz coupleJoe Kosik photo BWOn August 6, under bluebird skies at Boyne Highlands, we were pleased to announce the induction of John and Joan Bintz, who literally made Apple Mountain out of a mole hill and Joseph Koski Sr., who brought skiing to millions of people in southern Michigan with Mt. Holly, Pine Knob, Bittersweet and more. Click here to read their biographies.

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.

MSIA Tweets

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SkiSnowboardMi Time to pull out the skis and boards. @SkiMtHolly & @PineKnob1 will open on Saturday, with @MtBrighton opening Sunday! More soon!

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