Snowy Escapes Close to Home

Skiing and Snowboarding in Southeast Michigan Jump into your ski boots or grab your snowboard – it’s time to spice up winter – the ski resorts are NOW open. Snow sports are a wonderful way to help us get through a chilly Michigan winter. Alpine skiing, or downhill skiing, is more popular than snowboarding nationally; however, it seems to be going in the other direction here in the Midwest. Gail Winterhalter, operations manager from Alpine Valley, says “about 60% are snowboarders” at her … [Read more...]

Pine Knob is a Winter Tradition

Dust off you skis and wax your snowboard, it’s time to go to the slopes and enjoy winter. The Pine Knob Ski and Snowboard Resort is a longtime favorite for Oakland County and it offers a wide range of terrain for every skill level. General Manager, Robert Shick, tells us “Pine Knob has a natural progression in the beginner area … it’s really what brings out the families.” They have three terrain parks, a quarter mile long intermediate run, and The Wall – a run that will challenge even the best … [Read more...]