Midwest ski areas are getting an early jump on the spring carnival season with family events, cardboard sled races, pond skims, family events and live music. It’s never too early to have some fun on the slopes.
It’s a new concept for lower Midwest ski areas, which has been used by ski areas farther north in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan’s UP. It’s a boon for Buckeye skiers and riders.
It may be the middle of August during one of the hottest Heartland summers on record, but several of the region’s ski areas are currently offering their best season pass deals for the 2012/13 season.
Peak Resorts, which owns and operates six Midwest ski areas in Missouri, Indiana and Ohio, is spending several million dollars this summer expanding and remodeling two of the sites. New jobs will be created with the expansion.