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Discover Michigan Skiing - During January, ski areas across the state team up with Michigan McDonald’s restaurants to offer an affordable introduction to the sport of skiing and snowboarding.

Discover Michigan Skiing includes a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area ski lift pass or cross-country trail pass all for just:             

Cross-country skiing for $20   •    Downhill skiing or Snowboarding $35 

Although Discover Michigan Skiing is officially over for the 2015 winter, some ski areas are continuing it into February and others offer additional Learn-to-ski options.  Check them out here:

Treetops Resortreetops Resort in Gaylord offers a Learn-to-Ski or Snowboard Club priced at just $59 for four weeks!  In addition, every Monday Treetops offers Learn to Ski/Ride Monday, where everyone who purchases a lift ticket at the ticket window gets a free rental and a free group lesson.

Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville has a special Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month package for just $20!  Plus, there are lift ticket specials and a Burton Ride Center for snowboarders.  Check it out here.

Timber Ridge in Gobles offers a special Learn to Ski/Snowboard program every Sunday, Tuesday & Wednesday evening with lift, lesson & equipment included for one fabulous rate of $40. Learn more here. They are also extending Discover Michigan Skiing into February. Click here to download a Discover Michigan Skiing & Snowboarding Value Voucher.

Swiss Valley in Jones is continuing Discover Michigan Skiing into February and they also offer a Sunday Fun Day for Learning.  Check it out here. Click here to download a Discover Michigan Skiing & Snowboarding Value Voucher.

Nub's Nob in Harbor Springs offers a Learn to Ski with the Snow Pros program. which provides first-time skiers and riders (ages 8 and up) with a 90-minute lesson, rentals and use of the Nub's "BIG TIME" beginner area every day for only $45.  Other great learn-to-ski programs are available, call the Ski School for details at (231) 526-2131.

Caberfae Peaks is offering a Family Fun Day each Sunday.  The program includes a lesson, lift ticket and rental equipment for the family all for just $49 for a family of three.  Additional family members are just $15.  You will need a special coupon for this event.  Download it here.

Pine Mountain Resort in Iron Mountain offers a 6-week ski and lessoni program through their local YMCA.  Lesson, Lift and Rental for all sessions is just $170 for members or $180 for the general public.

Shanty Creek Resorts in Bellaire offers Super Sundays = Super Fun Days.  Super Sundays is a learn to ski and ride program for the entire family at the new beginner area in Cedar River Village on the north side of Schuss Mountain. Your family can learn to ski together with a lesson skill station set-up on the Magic Carpet slope. Then after successfully conquering the skill stations, you will move on to the bigger lifts. Beginning Sunday, January 4 and each Sunday thereafter (excluding February 15) from 1-4:30p, Super Sundays cost only $25 per person and include rentals, lift ticket and a group lesson. Contact the Shanty Creek Ski School for more information at 800.678.4111, x 3383.

Some Michigan ski areas are offering special Discover Michigan Skiing packages, which include lodging at a great rate! 



Special Bonus
:  Everyone who completed the Discover Michigan Skiing program will receive a packet of ski information in the mail, including a coupon valid for $20 off the purchase of $100 or more in ski-related merchandise at the participating MSIA retail ski shops listed below:

Bill & Paul’s Sporthaus 
Grand Rapids, (616) 458-1684

Bittersweet Ski Shop
Otsego, (269) 694-2032

Boyne Country Sports
Bloomfield Hills, (248) 338-0803 
Boyne Mtn., Boyne Falls (231) 549-6006
Novi, (248) 347-3323
Petoskey, (231) 439-4906
Traverse City, (231) 941-1999
Boyne Highlands, Harbor Springs, 
(231) 526-3006

Crystal Mountain Sports 
Thompsonville  (231) 378-2000 ext. 4400

Don Orr Ski Haus
Traverse City, (231) 946-8810

Don Thomas Sporthaus
Birmingham, (248) 220-1999

MC Sports 
Ann Arbor, (734) 996-0404
Battle Creek, (269) 979-8064
Big Rapids, (231) 796-4786
Brighton, (810) 227-4819
Cadillac, (231) 779-5489
Fort Gratiot, (810) 385-1767
Gaylord, (989) 731-1732
Grand Blanc, (810) 953-3019
Grand Rapids (616) 949-8510
Grand Rapids-Plainfield, (616) 363-2838
Grandville, (616) 531-4010
Holland, (616) 394-0648
Jackson, (517) 789-6655
Kalamazoo, (269) 381-4679
Lansing, (517) 323-1663
Lapeer, (810) 245-5786
Marquette, (906) 228-2941
Mt. Pleasant, (989) 773-0533  
Muskegon, (231) 733-2949
Petoskey, (231) 348-4013
Portage, (269) 327-4826
Traverse City, (231) 933-6158
Goshen, IN, (574) 875-1150
Michigan City, IN, (219) 878-0021
The Shop At Cannonsburg - Belmont, (616) 874-8050

Lee’s Adventure Sports
Portage, (269) 381-7700

Mt. Holly Chalet Shop
Holly, (248) 634-1780 ext. 15

Nichol’s Ski & Patio, Inc.
Dearborn, (313) 565-0044
Waterford, (248) 674-5200

Outdoor Action Company
Sylvan Lake, (248) 454-1188

Pine Knob Ski Shop
Clarkston,  (248) 625-0800

Schummer’s Ski Shop
Grosse Pointe Woods, (313) 881-4363

Shumaker's Ski & Snowboard
Flint, (810) 239-6931

Skier's Peak
Bloomfield Hills (248) 594-6200

The Stable of Saginaw
Saginaw, (989) 799-0601

Summit Sports
Brighton, (810) 227-6877
East Lansing, (517) 332-4000
Keego Harbor, (248) 738-4444

Sun & Snow Sports, Inc.
Ann Arbor, (734) 663-9515
Plymouth (734) 927-0007

Swiss Valley Ski Shop
Jones, (269) 244-5635

Timber Ridge Ski Shop
Gobles, 269-694-9449

Treetops Village Ski Haus
Gaylord, (989) 732-6711










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