Many Midwest ski areas have joined the general trend toward becoming year-round resort destinations. For one reason, it doesn’t make good economic sense to keep facilities shuttered during the summer months. While a golf course is the most popular warm-weather companion to a ski hill, the resorts also try to attract summer visitors with special… Read the rest of the post!
The Midwest may seem like an unlikely source of ski racing talent, but the sport’s current superstar, Lindsey Vonn, started racing in Minnesota. Her original home hill, not mountain, Buck Hill ski area near Minneapolis, actually has produced several Olympians. Even considering the lack of vertical, the Midwest region does not lack passion for the… Read the rest of the post!