Our Michigan Ski Tour heads down to check out the skiing and snowboarding opportunities available in Southwest Lower Michigan …
Bittersweet – Otsego, MI
Located near Kalamazoo, Bittersweet is 350 feet vertical, with a total of 20 runs served by the Sweet Express Quad, 2 Wonder carpets (great for beginners), 6 standard chairlifts,and 6 tow ropes. The Terrain Park has its own dedicated lift.
Cannonsburg – Cannonsburg, MI
Cannonsburg has one of those long runs that make a day fun. It’s 1,500 feet, which is quite a feat with a vertical drop of 250 feet. Cannonsburg offers over 100 acres for skiing and snowboarding, and it has the highest vertical in southwestern Michigan.
Pando Winter Sports Park – Rockford, MI
Pando is a great family winter sports park located 15 minutes outside of Grand Rapids. They cater to the beginner as well as the advanced skier and snowboarder. If you don’t ski, the tube hill offers exciting family fun for all ages and their cross country trails are groomed, tracked and in great condition.
Swiss Valley – Jones, MI
Swiss Valley entices folks to come ski from all over southern Michigan, Indiana and Illinois with 11 runs, a 225 vertical foot peak (highest in Southwest Michigan) and seven lifts, including 2 quads and one triple. Their terrain park offers tabletops, high spines, grind rails and pyramids for skiers, snowboarders and twin tippers who want to perfect their stunts.
Timber Ridge – Gobles, MI
Timber Ridge Ski and Snowboard Resort is a family-owned winter recreation facility that has served southwest Michigan for the past 39 years and with downhill skiing, snowboarding & snowtubing. The slopes include a terrain park with aerial features and rails, a snow tubing hill serviced by a handle tow and 60 skiable acres with 4 chair lifts and 5 surface lifts.