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With the temperature just above freezing today expect slightly soft snow with excellent edge hold. Yesterdays fog has lifted and today should be a great day for carving turns 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). 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.

It’s another great ski day at Nub’s Nob! The temperature is forecasted to be very comfortable today and the grooming is stellar. The lifts will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. Nearly all the the front side and south side slopes are open with the exception of the Big Park (which is under construction).

Thanks to a 12 day cold spell and a massive effort by our world class Snow Crew we turned off the guns yesterday at noon. This snowmaking effort has left us with huge piles of snow on Pintail Peak. Our grooming Crew is working to prepare these slopes as we anticipate being 100% open on all 53 of our runs by this coming weekend!

Winter has arrived at Nub’s Nob!

It’s a beautiful day at Nub’s Nob! We are adding even more runs today as the Tower Glades open and they are still full of snow! NASTAR racing continues today on Birch Run from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Conditions are like the middle of winter, so come on out and make some turns today. YAHOOO!!!

USSA racing is on Scarface today. Watch top skiers compete in slalom today right at the bottom of the race course.

 

Over a foot of snow fell at Nub’s between Friday morning and early afternoon! The fresh snow and the work of our world class Snow Crew will allow us to open nearly all of Nub’s front side and south side slopes. The south side glades are in excellent shape and full of snow. Head to Nub’s for incredible ski conditions and tons of open terrain. Our Snow Crew is working on Pintail Peak and we hope to be 100% in the near future!

Keep thinking SNOW!!!

Nub’s Nob received a dumping of snow early this morning! There is 8″ of fluffy lake effect powder everywhere. This was a highly localized snow storm. It’s a true powder day so get here early if you want to make fresh tracks. Lifts open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. YAHOOO!!!

 

The entire south side will open tomorrow. Smokey is open to USSA racers only this morning.

Nub’s Nob is now open for skiing and riding everyday of the season. The lifts will be spinning from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Night skiing begins on December 26th.  The entire front side is open on Thursday and Friday (with the exception of the Terrain Park). The south side will open on Saturday. Conditions are excellent and now is a great time to head for Nub’s Nob.

 

Posted by in Featured on December 13, 2017

It’s a snowmakers paradise at Nub’s this morning. The temperature is 10 degrees and wind is light; to a snowmaker this means full power snow production. The Nub’s Crew is pouring snow into the terrain park and moving the majority of our water to Pintail Peak. We will be open daily beginning Thursday, Dec. 14th from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We plan to have the majority of the front side slopes open and most of the south side slopes will open on Saturday morning. The cross country trails are all groomed and it feels like the middle of winter at Nub’s Nob.

We will be hosting a USSA race on Smokey this Friday and on Scarface for Saturday and Sunday. Conditions should be excellent so grab your crew and head for Nub’s Nob.

It’s a cold and windy morning at Nub’s Nob and our world class Snow Crew is laying into this cold spell with focused intensity. Nub’s also received 4″ of natural snow since yesterday morning. We plan to open on Thursday, December 14th for the season. We hope to have most of the front side open on Thursday and Friday and add the south side by Saturday morning. Our hours will be 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Winter has arrived at Nub’s! YAHOOO!!!

The Nub’s Snow Crew is running at full throttle. The mercury dipped into the teens overnight and it is predicted to stay very cold for the next few days. The Crew is taking full advantage and have finished most of the work on the front side slopes and they are focusing efforts on the south side. Nub’s Nob will open for the season on Thursday, December 14th. The lifts will be spinning daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Night skiing will begin on December 26th. We plan to have most of the front side slopes open and most of the south side slopes open by Saturday.

Conditions are very good and this weekends forecast is looking awesome for skiing and riding.

It feels like the middle of winter at Nub’s Nob. We have 10 runs open today including two glades, a premiere black diamond, long blue runs and two beginner runs that are nearly a mile long. The upper red cross country trail is power-tilled and the entire ski area is blanketed by the 16″ of snow we received this week. Expect very good skiing today. We will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and close down on Monday to focus on making more snow. We plan to open on Thursday, December 14th for the season. Winter has arrived at Nub’s! YAHOOO!!!

Three inches of fluffy snow fell at Nub’s on Friday night totaling over fifteen inches in the past week! The fresh snow along with the work of our world class Snow Crew will make for awesome skiing this weekend. We are open this Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 9 & 10). We will continue to honor the early season lift ticket rate of $40 for adults/teens/seniors and $30 for children 9 to 12 years old. We have 10 runs open with Big Time, Smokey, Smooth Sailing, Sno Pro, Easy Mile, Fun Bowl, Arena Glades, Power Line Glades, Race Arena and Valley. The Lower XC trails and Upper Red trail is also open. Winter has arrived at Nub’s Nob! YAHOOO!!!

Nub’s Nob received over 8″ of fluffy lake effect snow overnight totaling over a foot in the past 3 days! The fresh snow along with the work of our world class Snow Crew will make for awesome skiing this weekend. We will be open this Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 9 & 10). We will continue to honor the early season lift ticket rate of $40 for adults/teens/seniors and $30 for children 9 to 12 years old. We plan to have at least Big Time, Smokey, Smooth Sailing, Sno Pro and Valley open for this weekend and we will continue to add slopes to that line-up as we are able. YAHOOO!!!

Nub’s Nob received another 2 inches of natural snow overnight and more is forecasted. The Nub’s Snow Crew made piles of snow last night which will allow us to add additional slopes for skiing this weekend. We will be open this Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 9 & 10). We will continue to honor the early season lift ticket rate of $40 for adults/teens/seniors and $30 for children 9 to 12 years old. We plan to have at least Big Time, Smokey, Smooth Sailing, Sno Pro, Easy Mile and Valley open for this weekend and we will continue to add slopes to that line-up as we are able. YAHOOO!!!

Nub’s Nob received a few inches of fresh snow overnight and more is in the forecast. Our award winning Snow Crew is battling strong winds today and working hard to increase our slope count. We will be open this Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 9 & 10). Stay tuned for updates on open terrain.

***SPECIAL EARLY SEASON RATES!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.

Children 8 & under ski free with a skiing guardian. 70 and over are free every day!

Posted by in Featured on December 4, 2017

We plan to reopen for skiing and riding this Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 9 & 10). The lodge, general store and tune center are open everyday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a great time to drop off your skis for a tune-up or check out the incredible selection of ski and board apparel in the general store. If you have not picked-up your season pass this is a great time to stop out and have your photo taken before the holiday rush.

Posted by in Featured on December 4, 2017

Good News! The forecast is calling for a prolonged cold snap that should bring some natural snow. Our world-class Snow Crew is fired up and we will use this cold weather window to make as much snow as we can. Our plan is to reopen this coming weekend (Dec. 9 & 10). We will keep you updated on open terrain as we continue to build base. Give us a hand and THINK SNOW!!!

Nub’s Nob will open this Saturday and Sunday (December 2 and 3) with four runs including a premiere black diamond, Smokey. We will also have two of our longest intermediate runs (Sno Pro and Smooth Sailing) open with full width coverage. For beginners Big Time is open and served by our FREE Purple chairlift. The Green and Purple chairlift will be spinning from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days.

 

***SPECIAL EARLY SEASON RATES!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.

Children 8 & under ski free with a skiing guardian. 70 and over are free every day!

We had a great Thanksgiving weekend of skiing and riding at Nub’s Nob. Nub’s is home to the best early season conditions in lower Michigan with a black diamond (Smokey), two long intermediate runs (Smooth Sailing & Sno Pro) and our popular beginner area (Big Time). We plan to reopen the slopes this Saturday and Sunday. Stay Tuned for more updates and in the meantime think Cold and SNOW!!!

We are open through November, 26 with 4 runs including a premiere black diamond, Smokey. If you like long intermediate cruiser runs Smooth Sailing and Sno Pro are open with full width coverage. For beginners Big Time is open and served by our FREE Purple chairlift. Nub’s Nob is place to be for the best in early season skiing and riding!

We are open through Sunday, November 26th from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with four premiere runs. Smooth Sailing and Sno Pro are two of our most popular intermediate runs and Smokey is a favorite black diamond run. Big Time is a hit for beginners and is accessed via the Purple chairlift which is FREE everyday and does not require a lift ticket. The Nub’s Park Crew has a mini-park with three features set at the bottom of Smooth Sailing. Come out to Nub’s Nob for the best in early season skiing.

 

SPECIAL RATES FOR THANKSGIVING WEEKEND!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.

Children 8 & under ski free with a skiing guardian. 70 and over are free every day!

Nub’s Nob is adding to our slope count! Smokey will open Friday morning bringing our slope total to 4. Sno Pro, Smooth Sailing, Smokey and Big Time will all be open through Sunday, November 19th. Thanks to our hardworking Snow Crew we are able to continue to add runs. We are eager to open up even more terrain. Please give us a hand and think cold and snow!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Nub’s Crew! We are open with 3 runs (Sno Pro, Smooth Sailing and Big Time). We plan to run the Green and Purple chairlift from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day through Sunday, November 26. We will then close down and make more snow to get ready for the following weekend. Lift Ticket Prices for Thanksgiving Weekend will be $40 for Adult/Teens/Seniors and $30 for Children 9 to 12 years old per day.

Thanks for a great start to our 60th ski season! We will reopen on Thanksgiving Day with at least 3 runs (Sno Pro, Smooth Sailing and Big Time). We plan to run the Green and Purple chairlift from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day through Sunday, November 26. We will then close down on Monday to make more snow to get ready for the following weekend.

***SPECIAL RATES FOR THANKSGIVING WEEKEND!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.

Children 8 & under ski free with a skiing guardian. 70 and over are free every day!

Opening weekend at Nub’s Nob was a blast! It was great to see lots of our friends back on the slopes and in the lodge. Ski conditions were very good and it was fun to watch everyone regain their “ski legs”. We plan to reopen on Thanksgiving Day. Stay tuned for more details.

Two inches of fresh snow landed at Nub’s Nob early this morning. This fresh snow groomed into our base should make for good early season conditions today. Temperatures are forecasted to stay just below freezing making it a very comfortable day to hit the slopes. The Green and Purple chairlift will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. serving 3 runs (Sno Pro, Smooth Sailing and Big Time). Lift tickets are $40 for Adults/Teens/Seniors and $30 for Children 9 to 12 years old.

We plan to close for skiing on Monday and re-open on Thanksgiving Day. Stay Tuned for more details.

***SPECIAL RATES FOR OPENING WEEKEND!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.
$30 adult and $25 child rentals.

Children 8 and under ski free any day with a skiing guardian – 70 and over are free every day!

Nub’s Nob kicks off our 60th ski season with three runs open on Saturday, November 18. Sno Pro, Smooth Sailing and Big Time are groomed out and in good shape for early season turns. The cafeteria, Nub’s Pub, rentals, Tune Center, General Store, Winter Sports School, Nub’s Cubs Day Care and Johan’s Coffee Shop are all open for business this weekend. Come on out and enjoy our opening weekend with all of your friends at Nub’s Nob.

***SPECIAL RATES FOR OPENING WEEKEND!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.
$30 adult and $25 child rentals.

Children 8 and under ski free any day with a skiing guardian – 70 and over are free every day!

The Nub’s Snow Crew fired up the guns at 6 p.m. last night and had a good run at marginal snowmaking temperatures. The forecast is calling for a warm-up this morning which will force us to turn the guns off. The good news is there is more snowmaking weather on the horizon as we continue to build base and work toward opening more runs. Don’t forget tomorrow is OPENING DAY! The Green and Purple Chairlift will spin from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

***SPECIAL RATES FOR OPENING WEEKEND!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.
$30 adult and $25 child rentals.

Children 8 and under ski free any day with a skiing guardian – 70 and over are free every day!

Nub’s Nob will be open for the start of our 60th ski season on November 18th and 19th from 9 a.m. to 4 :30 p.m. This is not the earliest we have opened. The earliest opening date was in 1991 when we opened on November 9th with 5 runs! This will be our third earliest opening on record! On an average year we will be open by Thanksgiving weekend, but it is rare to open before that weekend. If you are interested in more Nub’s Nob history click here for more details.

***SPECIAL RATES FOR OPENING WEEKEND!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.
$30 adult and $25 child rentals.

Children 8 and under ski free any day with a skiing guardian – 70 and over are free every day!

Nub’s Nob will open for the first day of our 60th ski season on Saturday, November 18th! We plan to have at least three runs open (Sno Pro, Smooth Sailing and Big Time) and two chairlifts (Purple and Green). Thanks to a huge effort by our award winning Snow Crew we have a base that is up to 24″. The Snow Crew is eager to fire up the guns again and it looks like we may have an opportunity on Thursday evening.

***SPECIAL RATES FOR OPENING WEEKEND!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.
$30 adult and $25 child rentals.

Children 8 and under ski free any day with a skiing guardian – 70 and over are free every day!

The Nub’s Snow Crew hit the ground running this season. Thanks to their efforts we will be able to open this coming weekend (November 18 & 19) with at least two intermediate slopes (Smooth Sailing and Sno Pro) and one beginner (Big Time). The Green and Purple chairlift will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Rentals, Ski School and a limited menu in the cafeteria and pub will also be available. We will close the slopes on Monday to make more snow and weather permitting plan to re-open on Thanksgiving Day.

Stay tuned to our conditions page for daily updates and THINK SNOW!!!

***SPECIAL RATES FOR OPENING WEEKEND!***

$40 adult/teen/senior and $30 child (9-12) per day.
$30 adult and $25 child rentals.

Children 8 and under ski free any day with a skiing guardian – 70 and over are free every day!

The world class Nub’s Snow Crew turned on the guns around noon on Thursday and they continue to run! We are taking full advantage of these cold temperatures while they last. The forecast is calling for a warm up later today that may force us to turn off the guns. We are building base as quickly as possible, stay tuned for updates on opening day!

The Nub’s Snow Crew had a big night with temperatures as low as 10 degrees we are running full tilt. We hope to continue to make snow all day and into Saturday. Right now we are focused on laying base on the front side, stay tuned for updates on our progress. Give us a hand and THINK SNOW!!!

Posted by in Featured on November 9, 2017

The award winning Nub’s Snow Crew fired up the snow guns on Thursday, November 9th at noon and we are making snow as fast as we can. It looks like temperatures should stay cold enough to continue to make snow until Saturday afternoon. This is a great way to kick-off snowmaking season! Stay tuned for updates!

It’s snowing at Nub’s Nob this morning! A cold front is projected to come through today bringing more snow along with wind and cold temperatures. As soon as the mercury drops to near 28 degrees we will turn on the guns. We hope to be able to run for 30 or 40 hours. This should be a great start to snowmaking season! Stay tuned for updates…

The world class Nub’s Snow Crew is amped up!!! We have a very favorable forecast beginning Thursday, November 9 and we hope to take full advantage of a dip in temperatures. The Crew is now working around the clock and we will make snow at every opportunity. Give us a hand and THINK SNOW!

Posted by in Featured on November 4, 2017

The first snow of the season has landed on our slopes! The forecast is calling for snowmaking conditions this week. The world class Nub’s Crew is ready to do our thing as soon as Mother Nature gives us a cold weather window. The winter outlook is very positive, give us a hand and THINK SNOW!!!

 

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