One of the Northwest’s biggest ski mountains is determined to become a destination resort. Here’s how.
My timing couldn’t be better. Seven feet of light, dry snow fell on Crystal Mountain earlier in the week. The February storm’s ferocity shut down power to the resort, forcing a midweek closure. Which means the powder is still there, untouched and waiting, when I arrive on a cloud-covered Thursday.
The Michigan resorts bring new snowmaking, restaurant options for guests next season.
Boyne Falls, Mich. - BOYNE’s 2008/09 winter season marks 60 years of winter fun at Boyne Mountain and nearly $2 million in on-hill improvements; Boyne Highlands expands its one-of-a-kind mountaintop dinner and offers new family adventures with a lighted cross country trail and bonfire and cocoa on the snowshoe trail.
What’s New at Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls, MI?
New England skiers and snowboarders will be experiencing a new mode of mountain transport during the 2008-2009 winter season as Sunday River prepares to install the first Chondola in the Northeastern U.S. The $7.2 million hybrid lift is one of four in North America and will transport skiers, snowboarders and summer guests from the South Ridge Base Area to the summit of North Peak, a location from which six of Sunday River's eight peaks are directly accessible.