Updated: Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013, 4:05 PM EST
Published : Monday, 11 Feb 2013, 5:00 PM EST
THOMPSONVILLE, Mich. (WOTV) - Whether you’re an avid skier, seasoned boarder, or snow enthusiast, Crystal Mountain has plenty of snow to offer an unforgettable winter experience. While the resort is known for their downhill and cross-country skiing and snowboarding, they also offer some untraditional ways to explore the beauty of northern Michigan.
Something new to Crystal Mountain are fat tire bikes. These snow bikes are a great way to cruise the trails due to the actual "fat tires" which make the snow maneuverable! The fat tire trails are open seven days a week during the daytime hours and rentals are $10 per person. Please make sure to bring a helmet.
Just up the road from Crystal Mountain is Crystal Adventures . Crystal Adventures offer year round activities for the entire family, but their winter specialty is snowmobiling. Located on the Benzie-Manistee Snowbirds Trail system, this groomed trail weaves between numerous towns complemented by delicious restaurants.
Snowmobiling weekend rental rates:
Sat or Sun (5-8 hrs): $195
Sat or Sun (1-4 hrs): $150
Snowmobiling weekday rental rates:
Mon - Fri (5-8 hrs): $155
Mon - Fri (1-4 hrs): $125
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