Celebrating winter with Michigan powder: leaving Friday after work, returning Sunday!
Northern Michigan is THE place in the Midwest to enjoy a variety of ski experiences. We will be hitting two of the best ski areas: Boyne Highlands, and Boyne Mountain. Both areas have something for everyone, beginners and advanced skiers. XC ski options available at both Boyne resorts.
Boyne Mountain Highlands (54 runs): http://www.boyne.com/boynehighlands
Boyne Mountain (60 runs): http://www.boyne.com/boynemountain
We will be staying in a private lodge (room for 40) less than 2 miles from Boyne Mountain. And our private bus will drive us to the ski slopes every morning and pick us up at the end of the ski day. Here is what you need to know:
About the private lodge:
*3 bunk bedrooms (one men, one women, one co-ed)
*5 double bed bedrooms (for couples- 1 shared bed)
*Full size kitchen with the large dining area – yes, we can (and will) cook our own meals
*Shared bathrooms/showers: upstairs for the ladies and downstairs for gents
*Linens are provided, but please bring your own towels and shower supplies.
What is included in the trip price?
*Round trip bus ride from/to Chicago
*2-day lifts: Boyne Highlands & Boyne Mountain
*2 nights lodging
*2 days breakfast with make your own pancakes & waffles, bagels, cereal, yogurt, juice, coffee & tea
*2 dinners: Friday pizza dinner on the bus & Chili dinner on Saturday night at the Lodge with drinks & games
*Guidance and advice from seasoned skiers
*Ski buddies & lots of fun in the northland
The bus will leave from Mariano's, 1900 S Cumberland, Park Ridge IL 60068 (at the Cumberland Blue Line & Exit off I90). There is plenty of street parking 1 block north of Mariano's on Peterson.
$309 until 12/17 (monthly club meeting)
$329 after 12/17 if space available
Ikon Pass holders: You can deduct $125 from the cost of the trip as long as you still have Boyne days left on your pass
Methods of payment:
*Bring your payment to the monthly club meeting held on every third Tuesday of the month at The Ambassador Public House @ 7:00PM, 310 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL
* Mail your check to:
Pine Point Ski Club, c/o Jason Claycomb,
1229 W Barry Ave,
Chicago, IL, 60657
*PayPal to dukesno2 AT hotmail.com (if sent to a “friend”, no processing fee applies, otherwise please add $15 to your total)
Questions? Comments? Suggestions?
We’d love to hear from you. Please forward all the inquiries to your trip [masked].
Happy Snow Riding!
Pine Point Ski Club