Tag Archives: Michigan

Kids are King at Boyne Mountain’s Kids’ Festival Weekend

Boyne Falls, MI – Boyne Mountain Resort in Boyne Falls is rolling out the red carpet for kids with an action-packed weekend full of entertainment, activities, games, and fun.  Kids’ Festival Weekend is scheduled for March 11-13. The weekend begins with a kick-off party on Friday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Mountain … Continue reading Kids are King at Boyne Mountain’s Kids’ Festival Weekend

Summit Online, Austin Kayak Merge

Bloomfield, MI – Specialty outdoor gear retailers, Summit Sports and Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) have announced their merger under Summit Sports LLC. The merger combines several e-commerce brands including Skis.com, InlineSkates.com, Snowboards.com, WaterOutfitters.com, CampGear.com, AustinKayak.com, and RackBoys.com, along with four brick and mortar stores in Michigan and five in Texas. “Summit Sports and Austin Kayak are a natural fit and will build upon and … Continue reading Summit Online, Austin Kayak Merge

Burton Mountain Festival Tour Kicks Off

Mt. Hood, OR – The kick-off of the 2016 Burton Mountain Festival, an on-snow snowboarding demo tour with stops at eight resorts around the country this winter, is underway at Oregon’s Mount Hood Meadows this weekend. This year’s Burton Mountain Festival offers free Burton Snowboards hardgood demos, Anon helmet and goggle demos, a Riglet Park for kids, women’s … Continue reading Burton Mountain Festival Tour Kicks Off

2016 U.S. Cross Country Championships Take Place Jan. 3-9

Houghton, MI – Cross-country ski racers from around America will converge on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as Michigan Tech University Nordic Training Center in Houghton will play host to the U.S. Cross Country Championships presented by L.L.Bean January 3-9. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) has confirmed the event after recent snowfall in the Keweenaw Peninsula … Continue reading 2016 U.S. Cross Country Championships Take Place Jan. 3-9

Ski or Ride to Make a Difference

Avon, CO – Vertical Express for Can Do MS, the only national event series that combines skiing and fundraising to empower people with multiple sclerosis (MS), will kick off February 6, 2016, with seven events across the country located at some of the nation’s top ski resorts. This historical event series, now in its 31st year, supports … Continue reading Ski or Ride to Make a Difference

Cannonsburg Buys Pando

Rockford, MI – The owners of Cannonsburg Ski Area in western Michigan have purchased the Pando Winter Sports Complex, about 15 minutes outside of Grand Rapids in the village of Rockford. The deal closed on Friday. Pando operates alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing facilities. All six ski lifts are rope tows, while another four … Continue reading Cannonsburg Buys Pando

Boyne Tests New Snowmaking Design at Michigan Resorts This Winter

Boyne Falls, MI – This winter, Michigan’s Boyne Highlands Resort and Boyne Mountain Resort are rolling out the first phase of enhanced Boyne Low-E fan guns that further increase efficiency and improve snow quality with a new nozzle design. This cutting edge technology is expected to be Boyne’s next snowmaking breakthrough, potentially slashing energy usage in half … Continue reading Boyne Tests New Snowmaking Design at Michigan Resorts This Winter