Hanson Hills

Ski Resort Profile

Hanson Hills
United States
Phone: 989 348-9266

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About the Ski Resort

Located on Department of Military Affairs property, Hanson Hills Recreation Area is a family-oriented ski park managed and operated by the Grayling Recreation Authority. They have 10 slopes for downhill skiing, 21 miles of cross-country terrain, ice skating, tubing, sleigh rides and two lodges. Opened in 1929, it was the first ski park in Michigan. They added two more runs in 1998, which cut through the hardwoods and opened 2,288 feet of new terrain.

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Cross country: 35 km
Snow tubing: Yes

 Easiest:  50 %

 More Difficult:  50 %

 Most Difficult:  0 %

 Experts only:  --

Not rated

Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0

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Mountain Statistics

Base elevation:  0 ft
Summit elevation:  0 ft
Vertical drop:  0 ft
Skiable area:  125 acres
Annual snowfall:  60 in
Snowmaking:  75 %
Number of trails:  4
Number of lifts:  0
Types of lifts:  2 Rope Tows,
 1 Handle Tow,
 1 T-bar

Ski Resort Services

Childcare  No
Adaptive skier:  No
Nearby lodging:  Yes
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes

Ski Resort directions

From Detroit, take I-75 going N and take Exit 254. Proceed on I-75 Business Loop and take M-72 going W towards Traverse City. Turn left on M-93 and proceed 1/2 mile and then turn left at the Hanson Hills Recreation Area sign.