Indiana’s Perfect North, Missouri’s Hidden Valley Make Improvements

Perfect North SlopesTwo of the Heartland’s more southern ski areas, Perfect North Slopes, along the Indiana/Kentucky border near Cincinnati, and Hidden Valley, southwest of St. Louis, are making some major improvements for the coming season.

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Now Is Time To Purchase 2014/15 Season Pass In Midwest

Hidden Valley

While this winter’s great season is still underway at a few resorts across the upper Midwest, now is the time to be thinking about your 2014/15 season pass. Some Heartland ski areas are currently offering their best prices of the year for a limited time. Many of these price incentives end this month.


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Ohio, Indiana Ski Areas Bring On Early Spring With Special Events Starting Feb. 23

Snow Trails Winter CarnivalThree Ohio ski areas, Boston Mills/BrandywineMad River Mountain and Snow Trails, and Perfect North Slopes in southern Indiana are hosting some fun spring events starting Feb. 23 and rolling into March.

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Perfect North, Paoli Peaks, Hidden Valley Attract Dixie Skiers To Midwest Slopes

Perfect North SlopesLower Midwest ski areas in Indiana and Missouri attract Dixie State snowsports enthusiasts from Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama.

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Two Nicks - Goepper And Baumgartner - To Represent Heartland At Sochi

Nick Baumgartner
Midwesterners are sending congratulations to Nick Baumgartner, from Michigan’s UP, for making his second Olympic appearance, and 19-year-old Nick Goepper from Indiana for making his first.

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Olympians Louie Vito, Nick Goepper Visit Midwest Hometown Hills

Louie Vito

Olympian Louie Vito is heading to Ohio’s Mad River Mountain, Saturday, Dec. 28, for his annual rail jam, and Nick Goepper, who just made the first U. S. Olympic slopestyle skiing team, will be at Indiana’s Perfect North Slopes for a rail jam Thursday, Dec. 26.  


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Midwest Olympians, Newcomer Score Points

Nick Goepper

Midwest Olympians held their own at the X Games in Aspen and the FIS Snowboard World Championships in Stoneham, Canada.  

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Indiana Skiing Possible Thanks To Two Southern Belles

Perfect North Slopes

In a state known more for basketball, corn fields and race cars, it’s a bit of a surprise to find a couple of ski areas in southern Indiana catering to not only Hoosier snow sports enthusiasts but Kentucky and Tennessee as well.

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Midwest Is Ideal For Learning To Ski And Ride In January

Apple Mt.

The Midwest Ski Areas Association was a forerunner in the January National Ski & Snowboard Month before it became national. Our region of the country is ideal for learning to ski and snowboard. Here are some samples.

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Midwest Ski Season Off To Best Start In Several Years


Many ski resorts across the Midwest were able to open this past weekend, even as far south as southern Indiana where Perfect North Slopes was open.

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Mad River Mountain Rail Jam Nov. 4; Other Midwest Open Houses Set

Mad River, Ohio

Ohio’s Mad River Mountain, home hill to Olympian Louie Vito, will be hosting the Heartland’s first rail jam Nov. 4. Last year’s event was a huge hit, and over 400 people have already confirmed on MRM’s Facebook page they will be there for the “throw down.” The ski area’s annual Ski Patrol Ski Swap will be taking place inside the lodge. 


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