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Discover Michigan Skiing, Boarding & XC
January 1 @ 9:00 am - January 31 @ 4:30 pm
Shanty Creek has teamed up with Michigan McDonald’s restaurants to offer a popular and very affordable introduction to the sport of skiing and snowboarding, called Discover Michigan Skiing.
The program, which has run every January for the past 20 years, includes: a beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area ski lift pass or cross-country trail pass. Twenty-three ski facilities are offering the package, which will be honored from January 1 through January 31, 2017.
The prices for the Discover Michigan Skiing program are: $20 for Discover Michigan Cross-Country Skiing; $35 for Discover Michigan Downhill Skiing; and $35 for Discover Michigan Snowboarding. The program is open to everyone 7 years and older.
The lesson normally covers basic maneuvering on skis or snowboards, including stopping, turning, riding the lifts, and getting up from a fall. Discover Michigan Skiing is part of the national “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month” campaign, which is designed to provide a way for people all across the country to learn to ski or snowboard affordably and carries the slogan, “Humans were never meant to hibernate.”
Shanty Creek Resorts offers some of the best winter getaways in Michigan. Schuss Mountain and Summit Mountain offer 51 downhill slopes, five terrain parks, 30km of cross country trails, and a multi-lane alpine tubing park. Call 866.695.5010 and make your reservations today.