Awards – Rated #1 In Midwest

Nub’s Nob is still the only Midwestern area ever to garner North American Gold Medals from SKI Magazine when it was voted #1 for terrain parks and #4 for grooming in 2007 and into the Top Ten of all the US and Canada ski resorts for snow, grooming and value in 2002.

  • Best Ski Area in the Northwest – Petoskey New Review Reader Survey 2016
  • Best Ski Area in the Northwest – Petoskey New Review Reader Survey 2015
  • Best Ski Area in the Northwest – Petoskey News Review Reader Survey 2014#1 Terrain park in the Midwest – Outside Magazine 2013
  • Best Ski Area in the Northwest – Petoskey News Review Reader Survey 2013
  • The readers of Transworld Snowboarding magazine vote the Terrain Park at Nub’s Nob #1 in Michigan and in the top three in the Midwest!
  • NM3 Magazine rates Nub’s #1 in the following categories: Best Snow, Best Grooming, Toughest Groomed Terrain, Toughest Bumps, Best Halfpipe
  • Top 5 East Coast Pipes – Transworld Magazine Readers Survey 2009
  • Michigan’s Best Ski Resort – Oakland Press Readers Survey 2008
  • North America’s Best Terrain Park – 2007 Ski Magazine Reader Resort Survey
  • North America’s #4 ranked grooming program – 2007 Ski Magazine Reader Resort Survey
  • Michigan’s Best Ski Resort – Detroit News 2005
  • “Still the top ski-only (no lodging) area in the [Midwest]” SKI Magazine by Mike Terrell October 2004
  • Rated #1 in the Midwest for Snow, Grooming, Service and Value. SKI Magazine Readers Survey October 2004
  • Michigan’s Best Ski Resort – Detroit News 2003
  • “Midwest’s #1 rated overall resort” – SKI Magazine, October 2003
  • Rated #1 in the Midwest for Snow, Terrain and Terrain Parks. SKI Magazine October 2003
  • Rated #1 in the Midwest for Snow and Grooming. SKI Magazine October 2002
  • National Gold Medal winner for Snow, Grooming and Service. SKI Magazine October 2002
  • National Silver Medal winner for Terrain, Challenge, Value and Access. SKI Magazine October 2002
  • “Midwest’s #1 rated overall resort” – SKI Magazine, October 2002
  • “Midwest’s #1 rated overall resort” – SKI Magazine, October 2001
  • Rated #1 in the Midwest for Snow and Weather. SKI Magazine October 2001
  • “Midwest’s #1 day ski resort” – SKI Magazine, October 2000
  • Rated #1 in the Midwest for Snow, Grooming and Service. SKI Magazine, October 2000
  • National Gold Medal winner for Grooming and Family Programs. SKI Magazine, October 2000
  • National Silver Medal winner for Snow, Value, Lifts and Service. SKI Magazine, October 2000
  • “Midwest’s #1 day ski resort” – SKI Magazine, October 1999
  • Rated #1 in the Midwest for Snow Quality, Grooming, Lifts, Value and Service – SKI Magazine October 1999
  • “Midwest’s #1 day ski resort” – SKI Magazine, October 1998
  • “Midwest’s Best Snow” – Chicago Tribune, Traverse the Magazine, Detroit Monthly
  • “Midwest’s Best Grooming” – SKI Magazine, Skiing Magazine, Traverse the Magazine
  • “Michigan’s Best Ski Area Food!” – Great Lakes Skier, Traverse the Magazine
  • “Michigan’s Best Snowboard Area!” – Traverse the Magazine
  • “National Winner, Day Lodge Design” – Snow Country Magazine
  • “Michigan’s Best Ski Area Expansion” with Pintail Peak – Great Lakes Skier

Parents Magazine, November 2002 – Midwest’s Only Featured Resort 
“Great Family Ski Vacations”

  • 248 acres of skiing on 53 slopes with runs up to 7/8 mile in length
  • 427′ vertical drop, 100% snowmaking using 242 of our own patented snowguns
  • Over 15,000 skiers per hour lift capacity – 3 quads, 3 triples, 2 double chairlifts and one handle tow.
  • Michigan’s “Best ski area expansion” in Pintail Peak
  • Michigan’s best snowboard half pipes, Michigan’s first super pipe and the most highly decorated park area in the midwest
  • The Midwest’s first FREE LEARN-TO-SKI/SNOWBOARD AREA complete with its own chairlift
  • Full service ski and snowboard school open daily and nightly
  • Michigan’s best ski area day care facility open every day
  • Night skiing and snowboarding 5 nights a week beginning holiday week
  • 28K of groomed and tracked cross country including a 2K lit loop at night
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