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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 

Pick up a free voucher up at your favorite participating Michigan McDonald’s restaurant beginning the last week of December while supplies last or Download the Discover Michigan Skiing voucher here.  Note:  The voucher is interactive, so you can fill it in and print it out. Then, call the ski area of your choice to and make a reservation. Bring the voucher with you to the ski area.  If you are heading to Mt. Brighton, you can book your lesson online here.

Here is a list of participating ski areas:    

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Book your Mt. Brighton lesson online here.


Click here to download a Discover Michigan Skiing & Snowboarding Value Voucher.


* Call for times and details of cross-country ski lessons and luge lessons at Muskegon Luge & Sports Complex.


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


 Attention parents of 4th and 5th grade students!  Your child can SKI FREE at 27 ski areas with the Cold is Cool Passport!







In addition to Discover Michgian Skiing, some ski areas offer more. 

Treetops Resortreetops Resort in Gaylord offers three different five-week programs to choose from - Get Ski ReadyGet Board Ready and Get Park Ready.  There are two lesson time options each week and when you're finished, you receive a VALUE SEASON PASS (no Saturdays or holidays, but can ski or ride any other day).  All this for just $99!

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.

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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