With a typical snowfall of 200” each season, the Western Upper Peninsula has earned its nickname. Learn to ski or snowboard or just refresh your skills before tackling the slopes at Blackjack Resort and Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort, both in Bessemer.
At Indianhead Mountain Resort in Wakefield, tots ages 2-1/2 and up may join Kinder Country ski classes, while older kids and adults can take private and group lessons. Marquette Mountain considers instruction an investment for beginners as well as experienced skiers and snowboarders who want to improve their skills at private or group lessons.
Norway Mountain claims the most professional ski instructors in the U.P., plus four certified snowboard instructors who are qualified to teach everyone from 5-year old to teen and adult beginners to lessons in moguls and steeps.