McDonald’s ‘Discover Michigan Skiing’ Makes Learning to Ski or Ride a Breeze
teamed up with Michigan McDonald’s restaurants to offer a popular and very
affordable introduction to the sport of skiing and snowboarding, called
Discover Michigan Skiing.
The program, which has run every January for the past 15 years, includes a
beginner lesson, ski or snowboard rental equipment and a beginner-area ski
lift pass or cross-country trail pass. Twenty-four ski facilities are
offering the package, which will be honored from
cross-country skiing – is
years old. The snowboard price is
The lesson normally covers basic maneuvering on skis or snowboards,
including stopping, turning, riding the lifts, and getting up from a fall.
To sign up, interested beginners must have a Discover Michigan Skiing
Value Voucher. They are available at participating Michigan McDonald’s
restaurants and Michigan Snowsports Industries Association (MSIA) retail ski
stores while quantities last. A printable voucher is also available online at
www.goskimichigan.com . The voucher lists all ski facilities offering the
program. Participants choose the place they wish to visit and then must call
to pre-register. Ski facility personnel will give instructions on what to
wear and where to meet.
Program times differ from ski area to ski area and skiers must call for
As a special bonus, everyone who completes the program will receive a
packet of ski information in the mail, including a coupon valid for
the purchase of
retail ski shops.
Participating ski areas include: Apple Mountain in
Country Ski Headquarters of
Swiss Valley Ski Area of
For more information, go to www.goskimichigan.com and click on Discover
Michigan Skiing-or call MSIA at (248) 620-4448.
SOURCE Michigan Snowsports Industries Association