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Snow Conditions & Hours

Snow Conditions : December 9-12, 2019

Ski Brule is closed Monday through Thursday and will open for daily operations starting Friday December 13.  Lifts will operate 9-4:00.  The snow is power groomed and tilled with a 36″-48″ base. Snowshoe Chairlift, Big Bear Chairlift, Bambi Rope Tow and Gentle Ben Rope Tow will service Gentle Ben, Whitewater, Bunny, Bambi, Otterslide, Big Bear, Log Jam, Sunrise, Maple Syrup.  Sunrise Chairlift & Pony Handle tow will not operate. Snowmaking continues on Rapids, Timber Doodle, Homestead and North Forty.   Homestead Lodge and North Forty Trail will open Saturday, December 14 and possibly more trails snowmaking permitting.

Whitewater snow tubing, cross country skiing, fat bike trails and snowshoe trails will be available snow dependent in late December.

Dec 9-12: closed for snowmaking
Dec 13: open daily through April 12 & then open weekends based on snow conditions

Advanced Lift Ticket Sale

Lift Ticket Pricing & Specials:

  • Adult (age 18+) – $55
  • Juniors (age 10-17) –  $48
  • Kids (age 0-9) – FREE
  • Friends & Neighbors Members Save!  $5 Off Ticket Monday / Tuesday/Thursday / Friday and 1/2 Price Wednesday, excluding Dec 24-Jan 5 and begins 11/27.
  • Advanced Lift Tickets $45 each through 12/24 online only.  Valid anytime this season.  $10 Savings!



High:  20
Low  8

Snow Totals:

  • Snowfall – Year To Date:  36″
  • Snowfall – Past 24 Hours- 0″
  • Snowbase:  36-48″


Snow Conditions Trail Report: 9 of 17 – Open daily starting 12/13/19

circle Maple Syrup:  Open  12/13/19
Midwest Ski Trail Report Homestead: Making Snow
Michigan Snowboard Trail Report Bambi:  Open  12/13/19
circle Gentle Ben: Open 12/13/19
circle Maple Syrup:  Open    12/13/19

Michigan Ski Report Sunrise:Open  12/13/19
square Otterslide: Open  12/13/19
square Log Jam:  Open  12/13/19
square Hot Cider:
square North Forty: Making Snow
square Spillway:

Wisconsin Ski Report Whitewater: Open  12/13/19
Wisconsin Snow Conditions Big Bear:  Open  12/13/19
diamondMidwest Snow Conditions Timberdoodle: Making Snow

Most Difficult
double_diamondSnow Conditions At Ski Brule Double Doodle:
Snow Conditions at Ski Brule Rapids: Making Snow
Snow Conditions Snowshoe: Making Snow

Midwest Snow Conditions Beginner Terrain Michigan Snow Conditions More Difficult diamond Difficult double_diamond Most Difficult rectangleTerrain Trail

Snow Conditions Lift Report:    4 of 11 Lifts Open 12/13/19
Snowshoe Chairlift & Pony Handle Tow Will Not Operate.  

Snow conditions in MIchiganSurface Lifts: 2 of 6
Bunny Rope Tow:
Bambi Rope Tow:    OPEN 12/13/19  
Gentle Ben Rope Tow:   OPEN  12/13/19
Pony Handle Tow: 
Whitewater T-Bar:    
Spillway T-Bar:  

Chairlifts Lifts:  2 of  5  

Sunrise Chairlift:   
Snowshoe Chairlift: OPEN 12/13/19
Big Bear Chairlift:  OPEN 12/13/19
North Forty Chairlift:
Homestead Chairlift:

Additional Activities at Ski Brule:

  • Activities at Ski BruleSnowshoe & Cross Country Trails: closed
  • Snowmobile Trails:  Closed
  • Fat Tire Bike Trails: Closed
  • Whitewater Snow Tubing Park: closed – target open Dec 26
  • Homestead Snow Tubing Park: OPEN 5-8:00 Saturday Nights
  • Homestead BBQ Dinner* :  OPEN 5-8:00 Saturday Nights
  • Night Skiing & Snowboarding:  Closed – target open Dec 21
  • Acrobag:   TBD

Hours Of Operation:  See above for early season operational hours.

  • Lift Operation:  9-4:00. Daily operations start Dec. 13
  • Homestead Lodge: Open 9-4:00 Saturday & Sunday and 5-8:00 Saturday night BBQ Dinner
  • Bear’s Den Pro Shop: open daily 8-4:30
  • Rental Center:  9-4:00 Friday through Sunday.  Daily operations start Dec. 13
  • Lodging Office: Open 8-5:00
  • Lessons: 9-4:00 Friday through Sunday.  Daily operations start Dec. 13
  • Kid’s Center:  9-4:00 Friday through Sunday.  Midweek by minimum 24 hour advanced reservation.
  • Brule Saloon: 9-4:00 Friday through Sunday.  Daily operations start Dec. 13


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Online 2019/20 Ski Brule Travel Planner 
397 Brule Mountain Road, Iron River, Michigan 49935
1-800-362-7853  [email protected]

All rates posted on our website are the only accurate pricing source.
No other website prices will be honored.


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