ISHPEMING?- The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame is again selling the Ski Michigan Gold Card. Twenty ski areas across the state have agreed to honor the card.
For $500, a skier or snowboarder has a season's pass to participating areas and, under certain conditions, can even share it with friends, family members and associates. Only a limited number of cards are available.
Moreover, Gold card purchasers have the benefit of being recognized as supporting members of both the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and the International Skiing History Association. They will receive the acclaimed magazine Skiing Heritage, as well as a subscription to SKI magazine.
Ski areas and resorts that will recognize the Ski Michigan Gold Card are:
Apple Mountain, Freeland; Big Powderhorn Mountain, Bessemer; Blackjack Ski Resort, Bessemer; Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs; Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls; Cannonsburg Ski Area, Cannonsburg; Cross Country Ski HQ, Roscommon; Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville; Indianhead Mountain Resort, Wakefield; Marquette Mountain, Marquette; Mont Ripley,Houghton; Mount Holly Resort, Holly; Norway Mountain Norway; Pine Knob Ski Resort, Clarkston; Pine Mountain, Iron Mountain; Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire; Ski Brule, Iron River; Snow Snake Mountain, Harrison; Swiss Valley Ski/Snowboard, Jones; Treetops Resort, Gaylord.
Ski Michigan Gold Cards can be ordered by going to the Hall of Fame's Web site at www.skihall.com or by calling (906) 485-6323.