AAA MICHIGAN REPORTS EIGHT SKI AREAS OPEN; OTHERS 'IFFY'
DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 25 ~PRNewswire~ -- Eight Michigan downhill ski facilities plan to operate at least part of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, with 10 others saying they'll go for it "weather permitting," AAA Michigan reports. A telephone survey Wednesday (Nov. 25) shows the following plan weekend skiing with a limited number of runs open. Skiers are advised to call ahead for updated conditions. NORTHWEST MICHIGAN -- Thanksgiving Day openings are slated for Boyne Highlands at Harbor Springs and Boyne Mountain near Boyne Falls with 18-24 inch bases (1-800-GO-BOYNE); Nub's Nob north of Harbor Springs, 18-36 inches (1-616-526-2131); and Schuss Mountain at Mancelona with 12-15 inches (1-800-678-4111). Caberfae near Cadillac (1-800-678-2931) plans a Friday start-up date. (Weather permitting): Crystal Mountain near Thompsonville (1-800-968-7686); and Treetop~Sylvan Resort at Gaylord (1-800-444-6711). UPPER PENINSULA -- Ski Brule~Ski Homestead, near Iron River, opening Thursday for the season, 21-60 inches, (1-906-265-3004); Indianhead Mountain~Bear Creek Resort near Wakefield, 12 inches, (1-800-3-INDIAN); and Marquette Mountain near Marquette, 18-24 inches), (1-800-944-SNOW). NORTHEAST MICHIGAN -- (Weather permitting): Mott Mountain near Farwell (1-517-588-2945) and Skyline near Grayling (1-517-275-5445). SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN -- (Weather permitting): Bittersweet at Otsego, (1-616-694-2820); Cannonsburg at Belmont, (1-616-874-6711). SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN -- (Weather permitting): Alpine Valley at Milford, (1-313-887-4183); Mt. Brighton at Brighton, (1-313-229-9581); Mt. Holly at Holly, (1-800-582-7256); and Pine Knob at Clarkston, (1-313-625-0801). -0- 11~25~92 ~CONTACT: Tom Freel of AAA Michigan, 313-336-1512~
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|Date:||Nov 25, 1992|
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