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Posted by in Featured on January 23, 2018

Yesterday’s wintery mix of snow, sleet and rain left behind 2″ of snow mixed with plenty of moisture. The Nub’s Grooming Crew put in extra time to get the slopes in the best shape possible for today. The XC trails are being groomed and tracked this morning. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today.

Posted by in Featured on January 22, 2018

The award winning Nub’s Grooming Crew did a fantastic job last night. The temperature never dipped below freezing overnight so expect snow that is on the softer side. The temperature is forecasted to drop through the day and snow or a wintery mix is expected later this afternoon. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.

Posted by in Featured on January 21, 2018

The skiing should be very good with light winds and temperatures in the upper 30’s. Expect the snow to soften up as the day goes on. We are 100% open with all 53 runs and coverage is excellent on all of our snowmaking runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. NASTAR racing is available today from 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Posted by in Featured on January 20, 2018

It’s another beautiful ski day at Nub’s with the temperature forecasted to hang around the mid to upper 30’s today. Conditions continue to be very good for skiing and riding. We are 100% open with all 53 runs and coverage is excellent on all of our snowmaking runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. We will close to re-groom for the night skiing session. Night skiing is from 6 to 10 p.m. NASTAR racing is available today from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Pete Kehoe is playing in the pub from 3 to 6 p.m. and the Deli at Pintail Peak is open!

Posted by in Featured on January 19, 2018

It’s a going to be a great ski day at Nub’s Nob with temperatures near 32 degrees. The world class Nub’s Nob Grooming Crew laid down the corduroy overnight and it’s ready for you to shred. We are 100% open with all 53 runs and coverage is excellent on all of our snowmaking runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today, we will then close to re-groom for the night skiing session. Night skiing is from 6 to 10 p.m. Volkl/Marker/Dalbello Speed Series is tonight at 7 p.m. with a Super G on Valley. Sign-up at the front desk before 6:15 p.m. to enter the race.

Posted by in Featured on January 18, 2018

The grooming is fantastic today and the temperature is very comfortable. Enjoy a great day for skiing at Nub’s. We are 100% open with all 53 runs and coverage is excellent on all of our snowmaking runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.

Posted by in Featured on January 17, 2018

Over an inch of light and dry snow fell at Nub’s Nob overnight and will make for excellent skiing today. We are 100% open with all 53 runs and coverage is excellent on all of our snowmaking runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. The Outfitter’s Nordic Ski Series meets in the Brown Bagger at 6:15 p.m. tonight.

Two inches of fresh snow at Nub’s Nob overnight will make for exceptional skiing today. In addition the sun should be out all day and the wind is forecasted to be light. Come on out and enjoy winter at Nub’s today. We are 100% open with all 53 runs and coverage is excellent on all of our snowmaking runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today.

It looks like another nice day for skiing at Nub’s Nob with superb grooming and a light dusting of snow. We are 100% open with all 53 runs and coverage is excellent on all of our snowmaking runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. Tonight Labatt Race League continues at 7 p.m.

Posted by in Featured on January 14, 2018

It’s snowing lightly at Nub’s Nob this morning and it should be a beautiful ski day with comfortable temperatures and excellent grooming. It’s a holiday weekend and the deli at Pintail Peak is open, there is music in the Pub from 3 to 6 p.m. and we will be racing NASTAR from 12:30 to 2 p.m. We are 100% open with all 53 runs and coverage is excellent on all of our snowmaking runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. We will close between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to re-groom and open for our night skiing session from 6 to 10 p.m.

Posted by in Featured on January 13, 2018

It’s a holiday weekend at Nub’s Nob! The deli at Pintail Peak is open, there is music in the Pub from 3 to 6 p.m. and we will be racing NASTAR from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Conditions are improving thanks to the work of our award-winning Grooming Crew and a solid dusting of snow this morning. The sun is forecasted to come out today and the wind will become light as the day progresses. We are 100% open with all 53 runs and coverage is excellent on all of our snowmaking runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. We will close between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to re-groom and open for our night skiing session from 6 to 10 p.m.

Posted by in Featured on January 12, 2018

Yesterdays thaw was followed by a significant freeze this morning. The award winning Nub’s Grooming Crew is spending extra time tilling this morning to create the best possible ski surface given the temperature fluctuation. The ski surface is best described as corn snow. We are 100% open with all 53 runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. We will close between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to re-groom and open for our night skiing session from 6 to 10 p.m.

There will be no league racing for Thursday, January 11 due to rain. This race will not be made up and we will start next week Thursday with the same flight order.

Posted by in Featured on January 11, 2018

Temperatures are forecasted to be in the mid 40’s today. This thaw will result in soft snow conditions today with a plenty of moisture on the snow surface. We are 100% open with all 53 runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.

Posted by in Featured on January 10, 2018

Temperatures should be just above freezing today. The snow is in great shape, conditions are excellent. We are 100% open with all 53 runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to p p.m. today. The Outfitter’s Nordic Ski Series meets tonight in the Brown Bagger at 6:15 p.m.

It’s going to be a great day for skiing! Snow quality is outstanding this morning with yesterdays fresh snow mixed into the base. Temperatures are forecasted to hang around the upper 20’s with light wind. We are 100% open with all 53 runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. There will be a middle school meet this afternoon on Birch Run.

Over two inches of snow fell at Nub’s early this morning! The steep front side slopes were groomed before this snow and we will not be grooming these runs, so enjoy the powder! The Nub’s Grooming Crew will re-groom some of our beginner and intermediate runs this morning which will make for fantastic conditions. The temperature should stay just below freezing today and conditions continue to be excellent. We are 100% open with all 53 runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.

A strong southwest wind will usher in warmer temperatures today. The forecast is calling for a high near 28 degrees today. The award winning Nub’s Grooming Crew did a fantastic job last night; conditions are excellent. We are 100% open with all 53 runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. NASTAR racing is available to all today from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign up for NASTAR at the front desk or on top of the race hill.

Posted by in Featured on January 6, 2018

It’s another clear, cold and beautiful day at Nub’s Nob. The forecast is calling for climbing temperatures all day long. Tomorrow we should see temperatures back into the mid 20’s. Conditions on all 53 of our runs and XC trails continue to be excellent. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today we will then shut down to groom and open for night skiing from 6 to 10 p.m. Mike Ridley is playing in the pub from 3 to 6 p.m. NASTAR racing is available to all today from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign up for NASTAR at the front desk or on top of the race hill.

Posted by in Featured on January 5, 2018

Bundle up this morning for cold temperatures. The snow is in great shape, the wind is light and the sun is forecasted to come out. We are 100% open with all 53 runs. Conditions on our groomed runs, glades and XC trails continue to be excellent. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today we will shut down to groom and open for night skiing from 6 to 10 p.m. Race #1 of the Volkl/Marker/Dalbello Speed Series is tonight with GS on Valley. Racing begins at 7 p.m.; sign-up at the Front Desk before 6:15 p.m. Race awards compliments of Petoskey Brewing, The US Ski Hall of Fame and Richard Wagner.

Posted by in Featured on January 4, 2018

It’s a clear and cold morning at Nub’s Nob and it looks like the sun may be out today. We are 100% open with all 53 runs. Conditions on our groomed runs, glades and XC trails continue to be excellent. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.

It just keeps snowing at Nub’s, 5″ of fresh snow fell overnight! We are 100% open with all 53 runs. Conditions on our groomed runs, glades and XC trails continue to be excellent. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. Tonight is the first Nordic Ski Series sponsored by The Outfitter of Harbor Springs of the season. The Nordic Ski Series meets in the Brown Bagger at 6:15 p.m. every Wednesday night. The series is a chance to improve your XC ski technique and enjoy the trails with fellow skinny skiers.

Posted by in Featured on January 2, 2018

Snow conditions continue to be excellent despite colder than average temperatures this morning with a strong West wind. We are 100% open with all 53 runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today.

Happy New Year from all the Crew at Nub’s Nob! Nearly an inch of fresh snow landed at Nub’s overnight and conditions continue to be excellent despite colder than average temperatures. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. NASTAR Racing continues on Birch Run today from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign-up at front desk or on top of the race hill. Pete Kehoe will perform in the Nub’s Pub from 3 to 6 p.m. today.

Happy New Year from all the Crew at Nub’s Nob! It’s a cold, clear and beautiful morning at Nub’s. Dress warm today and enjoy excellent snow conditions on all of our slopes and trails. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. NASTAR Racing returns to Birch Run today from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign-up at front desk or on top of the race hill. Patrick Ryan will perform in the Nub’s Pub from 3 to 6 p.m. today. The Torchlight Parade is tonight at 6 p.m.! Watch a beautiful light display by skiers on Smokey and Vally. The Torchlight Parade is a free event for the entire family.

Nub’s received another 4″ of light snow yesterday evening and conditions could not be much better. The glades, groomed runs and cross country trails are all in excellent condition. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. We will then close to re-groom and open from 6 to 10 p.m. for night skiing. NASTAR Racing returns to Birch Run today from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign-up at front desk or on top of the race hill. Mike Ridley will perform in the Nub’s Pub from 3 to 6 p.m. today. The Torchlight Parade is New Years Eve at 6 p.m.! Watch a beautiful light display by skiers on Smokey and Vally. The Torchlight Parade is a free event for the entire family.

It looks like another incredible ski day at Nub’s Nob. The world class Nub’s Grooming Crew has the slopes covered in corduroy. There was a heavy dusting of snow overnight and more is forecasted throughout the day. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. We will then close to re-groom and open from 6 to 10 p.m. for night skiing. NASTAR Racing returns to Birch Run today from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign-up for racing at front desk or on top of the race hill. Pete Kehoe will perform in the Nub’s Pub from 3 to 6 p.m. today. The Torchlight Parade is New Years Eve at 6 p.m.! Watch a beautiful light display by skiers on Smokey and Vally. The Torchlight Parade is a free event for the entire family.

It’s a cold and beautiful morning at Nub’s Nob. The grooming this morning looks fantastic, the wind is light and conditions are very good. All of the fresh snow from the last few days is now groomed into our base and this makes for excellent skiing. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. We will then close to re-groom and open from 6 to 10 p.m. for night skiing. NASTAR Racing returns to Birch Run today from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign-up at front desk or on top of the race hill. Patrick Ryan will perform in the Nub’s Pub from 3 to 6 p.m. today.

It just keeps snowing! Another 3″ of fresh snow landed at Nub’s since yesterday morning and more is forecasted today. It’s a cold and beautiful morning at Nub’s Nob and the wind is light. There is still plenty of powder left in the glades and groomers are in very good condition. All 53 of our runs are open and in great shape. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. We will then close to re-groom and open from 6 to 10 p.m. for night skiing. NASTAR Racing returns to Birch Run this morning from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign-up at front desk or on top of the race hill. Mike Ridley will perform in the Nub’s Pub from 3 to 6 p.m. today.

It’s a cold day at Nub’s Nob but the conditions are very good for skiing. There is still plenty of Powder left in the glades and groomers are in very good condition. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. We will then close to re-groom and open from 6 to 10 p.m. for night skiing. NASTAR Racing returns to Birch Run this morning from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sign-up at front desk or on top of the race hill.

MERRY CHRISTMAS- POWDER DAY!!! Nub’s Nob received a Christmas gift of over 14″ of lake effect snow since yesterday! The Nub’s Grooming Crew left powder on the steep front side slopes. The guys are working to groom the beginner and some intermediate terrain this morning. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. Santa Claus will also be skiing with the kids today from 1 to 3 p.m. on our FREE beginner area at the Purple chairlift.

Merry Christmas Eve from all of us at Nub’s Nob. The Nub’s Grooming Crew did a fantastic job last night and the corduroy looks beautiful this morning. Conditions should be very good for skiing and riding today on all 53 of our runs. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. NASTAR racing is on Birch Run on today from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Santa Claus will also be skiing with the kids on Christmas Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on our FREE beginner area at the Purple chairlift.

Expect excellent ski conditions today. The temperature is comfortable and the wind is light this morning. Pintail Peak and the big terrain park are now open bringing our slope total to 53! The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. NASTAR racing is on Birch Run on Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Santa Claus will also be skiing with the kids on Christmas Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on our FREE beginner area at the Purple chairlift. The Deli at Pintail Peak is also open this weekend.

Nub’s is open with 53 runs starting Friday, December 22. Pintail Peak and the Big Terrain Park both open today! The Park Crew has built one of the most creative and interesting set-ups we have ever witnessed at Nub’s Nob. If you are a park rider Nub’s is the place to be with large snow features and tons on interesting options for transitions. You will have to see this terrain park for yourself.

Pintail Peak is also open today and conditions are fantastic. This weekend is a great time to grab your family and head to Nub’s Nob before Christmas to enjoy some great skiing on all of our slopes and trails.

A small amount of natural snow fell at Nub’s last night. This dusting of natural snow will improve conditions and today looks like an excellent ski day with comfortable temperatures and light wind. We are open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with all of our front and south side slopes (with the exception of the big park). The Big Park will open by Saturday and this is one of our most interesting builds in years. If you like to ride the park you will be impressed with the huge snow features. Our award winning Snow Crew is working around the clock preparing Pintail Peak. We plan to open the Pintail Area on Friday. This will bring our slope total to 53 and we will be 100% open.

Yesterdays mild thaw has passed and it’s back to winter at Nub’s Nob. We are open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with all of our front and south side slopes (with the exception of the big park). The Park Crew is making rapid progress on the park build and we hope to open our big park this Saturday. Our award winning Snow Crew is working around the clock preparing Pintail Peak. We plan to open the Pintail Area on Friday. This will bring our slope total to 53 and we will be 100% open.

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