Michigan Ski News
SHANTY CREEK MAKES BIG CHANGES FOR SKI SEASON
Shanty Creek is
unveiling several big changes for the coming ski season, all are expected to improve operations and guest
satisfaction while adding value to each of its three villages across the 4,500-acre resort property. Click here for details...
NORWAY MOUNTAIN SOLD
Giving up sunny Florida for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula might make some people
wonder, but for Racine natives Neill Urban and Kristi Luxon Urban, it was a natural choice. The two recently
purchased the Norway Mountain ski resort.
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BIG NEWS IN BIG SNOW COUNTRY -- AGREEMENT EXECUTED FOR THE MERGER OF
INDIANHEAD AND BLACKJACK SKI RESORTS
Bessemer, Michigan – June 23, 2014 – Blackjack LLC, owner of
Blackjack Mountain Resort has executed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of nearby Indianhead Mountain
Resort, a combination that would combine two of the best and most well known ski resorts in the upper Midwest into
a single ski and snowboard experience. “We are extremely excited about the opportunity to operate these resorts and
tailor our offerings to produce the best possible ski experience to Midwest skiers,” said Barry Bolich, General
Manager of Indianhead. “We already have the best snow, and together we would have the best terrain and the best
runs, and the ability to offer all of this in a seamless one-ticket package,” he said. The proposed transaction is
targeted to close prior by the end of July, subject to satisfactory completion of the terms of the agreement. The
purchase price and terms are not being disclosed at this time. More details will be available after closing.
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SKI AREAS SEEK CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION FROM CONGRESS
115 Ski areas from 24 states have signed the Climate Declaration, which calls on U.S. federal policymakers and
legislators to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change. Read the
FEATURED RECIPES FROM ANNIE'S KITCHEN
Having ski friends over this summer for a cookout? Here's a great recipe for
"grillin' and chillin'." Apricot Chicken with Tortellini Pasta Salad and Tomato Onion
Bread. See this and more on our Skier's Kitchen page.