5 Reasons to Have a Winter Adventure at Mount Bohemia
Mount Bohemia is one of the best ski resorts in the Midwest. It was recently mentioned among the top 10 North American Ski Resorts to Hit in the 2016-2017 season. Lonie Glieberman tells us why Mount Bohemia is the ultimate destination for ski enthusiasts all over the country.
Mount Bohemia, located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula has the highest vertical, most snow, and the most expert terrain in the Midwest. What makes Mount Bohemia so special? It has Western Mountain terrain right here in the Midwest - hundreds of acres of tree skiing, chutes, and cliff drops scattered all over the mountain. In fact, Mount Bohemia is rated #1 for powder skiing east of the Rockies by Powder Magazine and called "one of the top ten undiscovered ski resorts in the world" by MSN.com!
Here are 5 reasons to have a winter adventure at Mount Bohemia this season:
All natural – All the time
That’s right. Mount Bohemia is all natural snow with no grooming. There is powder on all 585 acres of terrain. Since the resort is located in the northmost point of the Upper Pensinsula, the area gets an average snowfall of over 273 inches!
Over 500 acres of Terrain
Imagine skiing all sides of the mountain with more expert terrain than virtually any ski resort east of the Rockies. The resort has over 94 different runs meaning you will never get bored. This much skiable acreage offers expert and advanced skiers and snowboarders an incredible amount of diverse and challenging expert terrain.
A Variety of Sections
Mount Bohemia is has several sections for skiing and snowboarding this season. From Middle Earth, which gets excellent snow and has the longest runs at the resort, to Extreme Backcountry, which is a half mile wide forest with the most popular glade runs on the mountain. Other areas include Outer Limits, The Graveyard and Haunted Valley. Read more about each section on the website to determing your ideal trip.
Mount Bohemia has trailside and waterside cabins, a hostel and even yurts! Most of these units are ski-in and ski-out. Each cabin sleeps four or more people and the yurts sleep ten or more. The new slopeside hostel features 24 coed bunks in two different rooms, a bar sauna and an outdoor hot tub. All lodging has access to the activity building which includes couches, a fireplace, TV and small cooking area, though oftentimes certain meals are included in the reservations. During the winter, you can stay on Wednesday for free or staying Tuesday or Thursday night. Check the website for updated lodging information and to reserve your accommodation today!
What is snowcat skiing you ask? Well, it's where skiers and snowboarders ride in a 20 person cab on the snowcat machine and are taken to a remote mountain. Starting in British Columbia, Canada, snowcat skiing is the best way to enjoy pristine, remote terrain. Head to Voodoo Mountain for this life-changing experience through March 25th. Be sure to check the dates as it's only available on Wednesdays, Fridays or Saturdays, but the weeks vary. Reserve your spot before you go.
For more information, visit mtbohemia.com.