| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:41 AM
Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pennsylvania’s premier resort, will open Fri., Dec. 16, for skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing!
Initial snowmaking began Wed., Dec., 7, with the resort’s Mountain Crew making snow on the Front Face of the...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 6:01 AM
Seven Springs Mountain Resort located in the beautiful Laurel Highland Mountains of Pennsylvania Somerset County. Has just opened its brand new State of Art Super Rental Center of snowboards, skis, boots, helmets, and poles. And if you forgot it, they...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Local ski resorts are hoping for a White Christmas as many have used their snowmaking systems to put a base covering down on their slopes and have officially opened for the season.
Hidden Valley Resort opened on Dec. 16 and will remain open for the...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Seventh in a series of occasional stories.
Mark Mayer calls them "the hard times," the weeks and months when his teenage daughter would simply disappear for days on end.
"I wouldn't sleep at night," he remembers. "I just didn't think she was in the...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 5:58 PM
Whitetail Resort is expected to open its doors for skiing and snowboarding Friday at 8:30 a.m.
Whitetail officials anticipate opening with limited beginner terrain, and open more terrain the following week.
Whitetail Adventure Snow Tubing will open at a...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:39 AM
BAY HARBOR — What began as a small festival a decade ago has grown to attract professional ice carvers, professional aerial ski and snowboarders, and even a chili competition for both amateur and professionals.
This year’s Ice and Spice...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 5:15 PM
What Mrs. Claus doesn't know won't hurt her, right?
Well, after a tiring night of delivering Christmas presents around the globe, Santa Claus hopped on his snowboard Friday to break in the new manmade snow at Whitetail.
Well, not exactly. Santa, aka...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Hunter Mountain will be participating in the national initiative to encourage people to learn to ski or snowboard in the month of January. Any individual who purchases a Single Pak at Hunter Mountain Sunday through Friday, non-holiday, in the month of...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Snowmaking & Trail Update
Temperatures have remained cold enough to make some real nice man-made snow these past couple of days. Snowguns have been running on Carriage Road, Big Dipper, Open Slope, Dashney Mile, Upper Dipper and in a few other areas...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 6:40 AM
Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs and Boyne Mountain Resort in Boyne Falls will offer a full day of free skiing and snowboarding to residents of Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet counties during the annual Community Appreciation Day on Sunday,...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Wednesday's winter weather proved to be a godsend for area ski resorts. Snowmaking reached full bore at Bear Creek and Blue Mountain as both resorts scurried to make up for snowmaking time lost to warm weather.
Snowguns were blasting fresh powder along...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Rail jams are a winter outdoor activity many may not be familiar with, but the informal freestyle ski and snowboard competitions have been gradually gaining popularity over the last decade.
During the last week of December, Boyne Mountain hosted a rail...