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Shanty Creek Resort

Shanty Creek Resort
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last update on Nov 11, 2020
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Mountain Stats

Elevation676 ft - 1125 ft
SeasonNovember - March
Opening DayNov 27, 2020
Closing DayMar 21, 2021
Capacity 10400 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult $52
1 day child $42
All rates & fees


Total 9
Hours9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 69 acres
Number of Slopes 41

The Ski Resort

Shanty Creek Resort offers 121 hectares of pure winter fun on two distinctive mountains, Schuss and Summit Mountain. There are plenty of trails and slopes for all ability levels. The most difficult ones are located on Schuss Mountain. Freestylers can choose from 4 great  Terrain Parks with one Half Pipe. Both beginners and advanced riders will find features that´ll give them a challenge. The parks are full of features such as jibs, rails and jumps and all of them are groomed daily. Of course, you can also take some lessons at Shanty Creek. The Snowsports School is open for both children and adults. However, there is an emphasis on children programs. You can take lessons in skiing, snowboarding and Cross Country as Shanty Creek also has 30 km of groomed Cross Country trails that wind through hardwoods covered in snow. Schuss Mountain also features a snowtubing park. It is the perfect winter activity for families, groups and the less athletic. After a great day on the trails and slopes of Shanty Creek Resort you can treat yourself with a visit to the local Spa. Remove the tension from your muscles in the hot tub or get yourself a relaxing massage!

Interesting facts

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  • It is among the 10 most family-friendly ski Resorts in Michigan.
  • Shanty Creek Resort features 20 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 47 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 6 sunny days.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowmaking Share


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