Ski Pure Michigan this winter.

From the steeps and vistas of the UP to powder stashes and longtime favorites below the bridge, Michigan's ski areas offer winter adventures for all ages and abilities.

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Michigan is home to spectacular skiing that offers thrilling runs, challenging terrain and panoramic views of stunning winter landscapes. This winter, we'll take you to snow sports destinations across the state to experience Michigan's signature ski runs. Join our host Otie each week with a featured ski area episode to shred and carve up the corduroy as we “Ski Pure Michigan.” 

​Are you ready to ski and snowboard in Michigan? Check out our comprehensive guide to Michigan’s ski areas, grab your skis and boards and let's hit the slopes! 

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Ski Pure Michigan | Season 2
Indianhead Mountain at Big Snow Resort | Wakefield

SEASON 2 | EPISODE 6

Our ski adventure continues in the western region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This episode features Indianhead Mountain, one of two ski areas at Big Snow Resort.
Blackjack at Big Snow Resort | Bessemer

SEASON 2 | EPISODE 5 

When it's time for "Big Snow," skiers and snowboarders from across the Midwest head to the western Upper Peninsula for big fun on the slopes of Blackjack Mountain at Big Snow Resort.
Snow Snake | Harrison

SEASON 2 | EPISODE 4 

When snowflakes fly in Mid-Michigan, skiers and snowboarders grab their gear and head for the slopes at Snow Snake Ski and Golf.
Caberfae Peaks | Cadillac

SEASON 2 | EPISODE 3

More than 150 inches of lake effect snow pile up on some of the Lower Peninsula's highest elevations at Caberfae Peaks each winter.
Treetops Ski Resort | Gaylord

SEASON 2 | EPISODE 2

Golf is a summer staple at Treetops Resort in Gaylord, but when the snow flies and covers the surrounding hills, winter fun awaits.
 
Boyne Highlands | Harbor Springs

SEASON 2 | EPISODE 1

Welcome to Boyne Highlands! 435 acres, 55 runs and lots of lake effect snow means there's a snow sports experience for everyone in the family.
Ski Pure Michigan | Season 1
Marquette Mountain Ski Area | Marquette

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 12

With more than 150" of light, fluffy lake effect snow each season, Marquette Mountain delivers a true Upper Peninsula skiing and riding experience. Join our guide Otie for a tour of Snowfield, one of Michigan's signature ski runs.
Mt. Holly Ski and Snowboard Resort | Holly

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 11 

Black diamonds and family-friendly cruising runs. An afternoon of learning with the kids or an evening under the lights with friends. Southeast Michigan skiers and snowboarders find it all, close-to-home, at Mt. Holly Ski and Snowboard Resort. 
Crystal Mountain | Thompsonville

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 10 

At the crest of a hill, the snow-covered slopes of Crystal Mountain appear between the pines and hardwoods. But the experience is only beginning. Eight lifts and 58 trails across 102 skiable acres await, with cross-country trails, fat tire biking and a host of winter fun activities to enjoy before and after the slopes.
Bittersweet Ski Resort | Otsego

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 9

With 20 runs, 350 vertical feet, and a variety of winter activities, Bittersweet is a great place to satisfy your appetite for outdoor winter fun. Join our guide Otie for a tour of Columbine, one of Michigan's signature ski runs.
Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek Resort | Bellaire

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 8 

With 175 inches of annual snowfall, Schuss Mountain's 400 skiable acres offer top-notch conditions for those looking to float through fresh powder or carve up some corduroy. Join our guide Otie for a top-to-bottom run on Queen's Corner and Belle's Bottom, which combine to create one of Michigan's signature ski runs.
The Homestead | Glen Arbor

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 7 

If you pause for a moment before dropping into "White Trillium" at The Homestead, we completely understand. Panoramic views of the Manitou Islands and the blue waters of Sleeping Bear Bay are enough to stop you in your tracks.
Cannonsburg Ski Area | Belmont

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 6 

Just north of Grand Rapids, Cannonsburg is a favorite destination for West Michigan skiers and snowboarders. With 9 lifts and 21 runs, along with snow tubing and fat tire biking, the resort also draws winter sports enthusiasts from Indiana, Illinois, and beyond.
Episode 5 | Boyne Mountain Resort | Boyne Falls

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 5 

As the first resort to bring the chairlift to the Midwest in 1948, Boyne Mountain helped to popularize the sport of skiing in Detroit, Chicago and other midwestern cities. Today, you can take on Hemlock, one of Michigan's signature black diamond runs.
Porcupine Mountain Ski Area | Ontonagon County

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 4 

Porcupine Mountain Ski Area, often referred to as "The Porkies," sits along the shores of the mighty Lake Superior. This provides breathtaking views while skiing one of the 23 runs on the mountain.
Alpine Valley Ski Resort | White Lake

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 3 

Alpine Valley might be within a half-hour drive from much of Metro Detroit, but its tree-lined slopes and classic alpine lodge can make you feel like you've traveled much further. With night skiing available during the week, you too could enjoy corduroy under the lights at Alpine Valley.
Nub's Nob Ski Area | Harbor Springs

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 2 

In this episode, we visit Nub's Nob—is one of the state's largest ski areas. Nub's Nob is known for its impeccable ski conditions. The snowmaking and grooming crew at Nub's is among the most decorated in the industry.
Otsego Resort | Gaylord

SEASON 1 | EPISODE 1 

Otsego Resort kicks off our first episode of Ski Pure Michigan. In the heart of the Lower Peninsula "snow belt," Otsego Resort was formerly the country's oldest private ski resort. Now everyone can see why this ski area—hidden in a valley—is Michigan's best-kept secret.
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