Near Marquette in the UP, the Marquette ski area has 22 trails with a maximum vertical drop of 600 feet. It known as the most challenging in Wisconsin and Michigan. The Alpine Park is designed for advanced riders with bumps, spines and pipes. The terrain park is considered the best park in the Midwest.
If you are into freeriding glades, try the glades off the backside.
Located just a few miles from beautiful Lake Superior, Marquette Mountain is easy to get to from downtown Marquette and Northern Michigan University. Just head out of town on US41 going towards Harvey, turn at Beef-A-Roo and follow the signs.
For some nightlife, check out either Blackrocks Brewery or Vierling.
Overall, Marquette Mountain Ski Area is the 2nd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 23 snowboarding resorts in Michigan.
Local Contacts: Marquette Mountain (906) 225-1155; Michigan Tourism (800) 543-2937.
Best Season: Dec. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Big Bay Point Lighthouse B&B, Marquette
Luxury Loding: Garnot Loma Lodge (906) 345-9304
Breakfast Restaurant: Sweet Water Cafe or Babycakes in Marquette
Reference Source: click here http://www.marquettemountain.com/
GPS: 46.5111, -87.4144
Date Published: 1/2/2016
Date Updated: 6/29/2016
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