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Posted by in Featured on November 16, 2015

Despite a very warm November it does look like there is snowmaking weather on the horizon. The current forecast is for night time temperatures to dip below freezing this weekend. Rest assured that we are ready to turn on the guns and take advantage of every opportunity to make snow. Typically we need about 72 hours of running our snow guns to be able to open. Give the Nub’s Crew a hand and THINK SNOW!

 

Posted by in Featured on November 9, 2015

Check-out this new webcast featuring the famous Nub’s Nob World Cup Tune. Pat Dueweke our professional ski tuner is offering a stone grind, edge sharpen, wax and binding check all for $30! This tune is accomplished using our Wintersteiger Mercury shuttle, an incredibly precise tuning machine that will bring your gear back to life. This offer is good until opening day, so now is the time to get your skis and snowboards ready for our favorite season. Drop off your skis and boards between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. If you would like your bindings tested bring in one ski boot.

At 83 years old Larry Tomie of Sault Ste. Marie, ON is still buckling his race boots and competing at the highest level available to his age group. This summer Larry flew to Chile to compete along side of 180 athletes from 17 nations. Larry had 18 others skiing in his age group. The international competition featured a 62 gate slalom course, a Super G and two GS courses. Larry was first place in every discipline earning the overall Gold Medal. Larry will continue competition this winter traveling to Aspen and France for the World Championships.

Off the slopes Larry experienced an earthquake measuring 8.3 on the richter scale while in Chile. He admitted this is not something he hopes to do again. The quake shook the hotel and caused massive destruction in the area where he was staying.

Larry can be spotted at Nub’s Nob on a weekly basis in the winter and is a regular on the Blue Lift. When asked about why he considers Nub’s Nob his home ski area his answer was simple, “the people”. All of us at Nub’s Nob wish Larry the best in all of his racing endeavors this winter. If you see him on the hill this season tell him congratulations, that is if you can catch him.

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Posted by in Featured on October 20, 2015

This past weekend we actually had measurable snow on the ground at Nub’s Nob. Our film Crew put together an excellent video to document the first flakes of the season. Check-out the new video and help us THINK SNOW!

The Nub’s Crew just completed load testing all of our chairlifts.  In a load test buckets of water are placed on the chairs to simulate a fully loaded lift. With the lift loaded we test the brakes, safety circuits, and auxiliary power.  The State of Michigan requires a load test once every five years, but at Nub’s Nob we test every lift every year.  Chairlift safety is taken very seriously here, and you can rest assured that we are doing everything possible to make your trip uphill as safe and enjoyable as possible.

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Posted by in Featured on October 13, 2015

 

Thank-you to everyone who came out for the 16th annual Nub’s Nob Open House! We had a great day and we hope you did too!IMG_1307

October 10 is the final day of our season pass discount period. Receive 10% off by purchasing your passes online, over the phone (231-526-2131 or 1-800-SKI-NUBS) or in person at our Open House from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 10th.

Check-out the first Webcast of the 2015-16 season!

 

 

Posted by in Featured on September 9, 2015

We now have expanded office hours. Stop by the Front Desk from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday to purchase your season pass and ski locker renewal or with any other questions regarding the ski season.

We are proud to announce the arrival of the new and improved website. This is the place to buy season passes, find current conditions, plan your ski trip, view the webcam, and stay in touch with the latest news and events.

The 16th Annual Nub’s Nob Open House returns Saturday, October 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This is also the final day to purchase Season Passes at the early season discount of 10% off ending 10/10/2015.

Posted by in Featured on July 8, 2015

We are updating our rental fleet – let our rental experts show you the difference quality equipment can make!

Posted by in Featured on July 8, 2015

Professional Ski Tuner Pat Dueweke joins the Nub’s Crew bringing years of ski tuning knowledge to his new role!

Posted by in Featured on July 8, 2015

The Midwest’s best snow is getting even better. We are adding 10 new in-house designed and manufactured snow guns! 

Posted by in Featured on July 8, 2015

Nub’s Nob was ranked #1 Ski Area AGAIN in this year’s Best of the Northwest reader survey of the Petoskey News Review!

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