Skiing and Snowboarding
Let it Snow
With 49 ski areas, 269 lifts, 50 terrain parks nearly 1,000 runs and the only ski flying hill in the country, Michigan ranks second in the nation for number of skiing areas found in the state.
With names like Voodoo Mountain, Nose Dive, Gorge Glades, Kingdom Come and Sidewinder, the downhill ski and snowboard trails of Michigan offer some of the most exciting, diverse terrains in the Midwest (not the mention the Midwest’s highest vertical drop). But family-friendly is the name of the game, with resorts offering runs for all skill levels and ski schools and lessons available for all ages.
Escape to runs with pristine slopes and epic views, or head to slopes just outside of urban centers – perfect for an afternoon of skiing or boarding followed by a night on the town. Ski areas across the state host events and specials throughout the season to make the most of your day, or weekend, on the slopes. So click in your bindings and get a little closer to the blue sky of Pure Michigan.
A Pure Michigan winter is a snowboarders' paradise. Explore the diverse snowboarding terrain that Michigan has to offer for all levels and ages -- from steep runs and 30-foot cliff drops to beginner parks with small jumps and rails
Downhill skiing on fresh, white powder is Pure Michigan. Michigan is ranked second in the nation for number of ski areas and is a great skiing destination for beginners, families and experts alike. Michigan has the highest vertical drop in the Midwest.