Mt Holly Ski and Snowboard Resort | Ski Pure Michigan
Nestled in the hills of northwest
Oakland County, Mount Holly Ski and Snowboard Resort is a familiar sight for
Michigan residents and visitors traveling on I-75. The ski area’s accessibility is one
reason that Mount Holly has been a longtime favorite among local skiers and
snowboarders. Another reason… This place is a really fun to ski!
As we grabbed our gear and headed for the slopes we saw school groups
race teams, families with young skiers and plenty of others
heading to the lifts to enjoy Mt. Holly’s 20 trails and 3 terrain parks. The resort’s learn-to-ski programs
and dedicated learning area make it a popular destination for those getting
started in snow sports. But as we soon discovered, Mt. Holly has plenty of
options for intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders as well. At the top of lift six, we dropped into
White Lightning: a long black diamond run that strikes from top to bottom down
the skier’s right side of the mountain. Steep in spots and more gradual in
others, White Lightning starts out wide, and narrows as it winds through the
trees emerging at the base of the lift where we hopped back on for another lap. And the fun on the snow doesn’t stop
at sundown. High school racers train and
compete, skiers and riders challenge themselves in the terrain parks, and new
skiers take their first runs well into the evening under the lights.
Whether it’s a quick trip to the slopes after work or school, or a weekend outing
with the family, Mt. Holly’s location, amenities, and learning programs make it
a great place to Ski Pure Michigan. Visit michigan.org/SkiPureMichigan
to see other episodes in the series, and visit michigan.org/winter to
discover more winter attractions in the area.