Snow is Falling – Let’s Hit the Slopes!

Snow is falling in Oakland County and that means it’s a great time to have some winter fun at our area ski resorts. With all three being just a short drive away, you can choose from Alpine Valley in White Lake Township, Mt. Holly in Groveland Township, and Pine Knob in Clarkston. The resorts offer student, child & senior discounts, school ski-clubs, rentals, lessons, and terrain parks. If you’re just starting out on the slopes, have no fear! All three offer beginner hills with tow ropes and magic/wonder carpets to make things easy for you.

Check out our video and see all of the winter fun there is to be had on the slopes in Oakland County!

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Time to Shred! 2015 Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding List

Hey Michiganders! Winter is in full swing and now’s the time to get your skiing and snowboarding in. Whether you want to stay local or get away for a ski weekend, you’ll have no problem finding the perfect ski resort for you. Check out our list of Oakland County and Michigan Ski Resorts here.

If you want to stay local, Oakland County has three ski resorts just a short drive away. You can choose from Alpine Valley, Mt. Holly and Pine Knob. All three resorts offer student, child & senior discounts, school ski-clubs, rentals, lessons and terrain parks. In addition, if you’re just learning, you’ll be pleased to know that all three offer beginner hills with tow ropes and magic carpets.

Oakland County Ski Resorts

Alpine Valley Ski Area – White Lake Township

Mt. Holly Ski Area – Holly

Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard Resort – Clarkston

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Tracks and Trails – Secrets in the Snow

Exciting mysteries unfold in the ever changing storybook easel we call snow; tales of predator and prey, life and death and the endless search for food by creatures that wander through winter.   Encounters with the natural world await hikers, cross country skiers and those that trod the woods of winter on snowshoes.  The secret to reading these stories in snow is careful observation of the tracks and heading out the day after a fresh snowfall, unless winds masked the new wildlife tracks.

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