January is National Ski and Snowboard Month, but the movement actually started years ago in the Heartland through the Midwest Ski Areas Association. Choose from many offers next month.
Early season snow and cold and enticing lift and lodging packages are a few of the things Minnesota skiers and snowboarders might be thankful for this early season. Looking for a weekend getaway? Look no further than the Gopher State’s Iron Range and Arrowhead.
Lift served mountain biking takes place at many western and eastern ski areas and is a popular summer draw for customers. Heartland mountain bikers aren’t so lucky, but there are five ski areas offering lift availability in the Midwest.
The Twin Cities Independent Ski Areas Association and MnSNO recently combined to form the Minnesota Ski Areas Association. This new group will champion Minnesota’s spread out ski areas that account for 24 percent of the winter tourism economy.
Conditions are some of the best the Heartland has seen in the last few years, and Minnesota ski areas are enticing skiers and riders with some sweet lift ticket deals to get out and enjoy the great snow.
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.
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.
Fall festivals at America’s ski resorts long have been the harbinger of the ski and snowboard season and vary widely in terms of offerings. Here’s a sampling.
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.
Minnesota’s Arrowhead with Lake Superior and the Sawtooth Mountains rising 1,000 feet above the coast offers a variety of outdoor activities not often found in the Heartland.