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Indy Pass Adds Four More Resorts in the Northeast

PORTLAND, Ore. (November 29, 2022) – The Indy Pass has added Peek’n Peak Resort in Western New York, Tussey Mountain in Pennsylvania, Catamount Outdoor Family Center in Vermont, and Rangeley Lakes Trail Center in Maine. All of these new resorts will offer unrestricted access for Indy Base Pass holders. “The Northeast is by far our… Read more »

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Indy Pass Adds Two More Resorts in Colorado

PORTLAND, Ore. (November 15, 2022) – The Indy Pass has added Colorado resorts Granby Ranch and Echo Mountain to its growing roster for the 22/23 season. They join Colorado’s Sunlight Mountain and Bluebird Backcountry, both added in the past few months. Granby Ranch will blackout the Christmas Holiday, and all other Colorado Indy resorts will… Read more »

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IPOS 2 Spotlight: Lutsen Mountains

Picture this: if Stowe, Steamboat Springs and Whistler had a love child, you’d be holding Lutsen Mountains in the crook of your elbow. The resort features two peaks connected by the only gondy in the Midwest, overlooking the vastness of Lake Superior. Boasting the second highest peak in the Midwest (825 ft), Lutsen is a… Read more »

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IPOS 2 Spotlight: Buck Hill

Buck Hill was also started by none other than Fred Pabst Jr (of PBR acclaim) in the 1930’s. Fred abandoned his ski empire dream after a few bad snow years and in 1954, after being set up on a blind date and hitting it off, Chuck and Nancy Stone decided it would be fun to… Read more »

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IPOS 2 Spotlight: Nordic Mountain

Owner Rick Schmitz purchased the mountain in 2005 at only twenty-two years old. Let’s just say that some of the old-timers were a bit skeptical. Luckily Rick’s dedication won over the staff and he’s been part of the success at keeping the soul of Nordic Mountain well fed and alive. The TGR crew was lucky… Read more »

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IPOS 2 Spotlight: Granite Peak

Granite Peak opened its slopes in 1937, one of the first in North America following Stowe and Sun Valley. Located in Rib Mountain State Park, this Wisconsin ski resort boasts the state’s only high speed six pack and steepest vertical drop (700’). The TGR crew found itself lapping a boarder-cross style run with rollers and… Read more »

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IPOS 2 Spotlight: Tyrol Basin

From fried cheese curds to local legend Paul Underwood, Tyrol Basin is steeped in character and excellent glade runs. Rumor has it that Tyrol Basin was the first resort to ever have a half pipe built during the 1989-90 season. Apres takes place at the Chalet, once an old dairy barn. Guess you’ll need to… Read more »

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IPOS 2 Spotlight: Little Switzerland

Founded in 1941, and one of Wisconsin’s oldest ski areas, Little Switzerland is the ski area that could. The current owners re-opened their childhood ski area for the 2012/13 season and haven’t looked back. The “Switz” provides for all types of snow lovers from NASTAR speed fanatics to rope tow parkies. And…their apres scene is… Read more »

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IPOS 2 Spotlight: The Rock Snowpark

Once a landfill, The Rock Snowpark serves up winter stoke with 100% snowmaking and positive vibes. A mere stone’s throw from Milwaukee, The Rock calls the town of Franklin, Wisconsin home. Here, tubing lanes, the terrain park and blue and black runs hang out side by side. This place guarantees good, clean winter fun.

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IPOS 2 Spotlight: Caberfae Peaks

Located in the Manistee National Forest just outside Cadillac, Michigan, this ski hill was started with one rope tow by the Civil Conservation Corps in 1938. Today, cousins Tim and Pete Meyer still manage and run the resort together. The night-skiing is magical and the groomers impeccable. If you walk into the main lodge, don’t… Read more »

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