Michigan offers the best downhill skiing in the Midwest, with pitch and vertical drops comparable to runs in New England and the West. With a combined total of 51 ski areas, boasting over 260 lifts and 1,000 runs, Michigan ranks second in the nation for number of skiing areas found across the state. From bunny-hills to double-black-diamonds, Michigan delivers skiing excitement. So let's head up the lift and ski down the pristine slopes of Pure Michigan.

Downhill skiing on fresh, white powder is Pure Michigan. Michigan is ranked second in the nation for number of ski areas and is a great skiing destination for beginners, families and experts alike. Michigan has the highest vertical drop in the Midwest.

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The Midwest Ski Areas Association, Inc. (MSAA) is a non-profit trade association, which represents the interests of ski areas located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.  The mission of the Midwest Ski Areas Association, Inc. is to represent the interests of the membership by providing resources that enhance the quality of service and product provided to the public, and to foster, stimulate and promote safety, education and growth in the industry.

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