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LATEST WINTER UPDATES

Updated regularly as conditions change!

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Caberfae Peaks Ski Conditions -

UPDATED 1/31/23

BASE: up to 50”
NEW SNOW:
7" last 72 hrs; 106.5” YTD

LIFTS OPEN: 4
SLOPES OPEN: 29

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SLOPE NOTES: The snow conditions are the best they have been all season. We will be shutting the snow machines down in the North Peak complex today prior to opening.
Some snow guns will be running throughout the day over on South Peak. High of 14 degrees today, and the NWS actually has some partly sunny skies in their forecast.

LIFT HOURS:
Mondays & Tuesdays - 10am to 5pm
Wednesdays & Thursdays - 10am to 8pm
Fridays - 10am to 9pm
Saturdays - 9am to 9pm
Sundays - 9am to 4:30pm

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Cadillac Pathway

UPDATED 1/30/23:

XC Trail -RGroomed the whole WST trail this evening.  East side should still be in good riding shape.  West side we cleaned up all the hike a bike from Sunday on some of the tough hills.  We hope with grooms this week that the west should start to firm up.  I am expecting today to be soft and hopefully less hike a bike.  

Winter Sports Trail

Groomed the whole WST trail this evening.  East side should still be in good riding shape.  West side we cleaned up all the hike a bike from Sunday on some of the tough hills.  We hope with grooms this week that the west should start to firm up.  I am expecting today to be soft and hopefully less hike a bike.   Support our volunteer grooming efforts today!

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Snowmobile Report -

UPDATED 1/27/23

Base:1-3" inches

PAST 24 Hrs: 2-3 inches
CONDITIONS: Fair

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Rode about 34 miles last night around Coyote, Caberfae and Crossroads. Groomed Coyote trail and "cut-off" trail out to Trail 37. Groomers will go out once and hit most everything today/tonight. Surprisingly there was a small/hard base still intact in most places, not seeing any snirt. Things aren't great, but they are rideable. More snow in the forecast, so ride right and be safe! Stay tuned for grooming updates.

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Ice Fishing Report -

UPDATED 1/26/23

Most places are pretty good but still need to be careful with these mild temperatures. Any areas that drain in to the lakes like creeks are going to be suspect. Currently there is about 2-3" of fresh snow with more on the way! Stay tuned to updates from Pilgrim Village Fishing Shop.

CAPTURE CADILLAC

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WINTER STORIES

Cadillac Plays Host To The 2023 Midwest Snow Kite Jam

THE PREMIER SNOWKITING EVENT IN THE MIDWESTFebruary 3-5th, 2023 - Bringing together kiters of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. We gather in Cadillac, Michigan to celebrate community, kiteboarding, and our love of nature. Events include: Friday welcome party, gear...

Winter Fun at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center Center

Winter hikes, ice fishing classes and more! The Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center, at the popular Mitchell State Park, offers a range of programs for all ages. Visitors are greeted by a 500 gallon aquarium showcasing the fish of Lake Mitchell and Lake...

Winter Paddling The Pine

Northern Michigan is packed with fun things to do and the winter season doesn't slow us down! Jake and Alaney Miltner at Pine River Paddlesports have pioneered a new way to enjoy The Pine River which see’s thousands of paddlers every summer and now you can enjoy the...

A Fresh Start For The “Fatty Caddy” Fat Bike Winter Race

Two bicycle races added to the calendar in 2023 at the Cadillac Pathway via RILEY CONNELL, CADILLAC NEWS Cadillac has been chosen as the final stop on the annual Short’s Brewing Fat Bike Series race trail, and registration is officially open. The series begins in...

Winter Hiking The Manistee River Trail

For years, I've been winter backpacking all over the county from Utah to Maine! But the scenic trails we have right here at home are some of the best I've ever had the pleasure of exploring. My most recent winter hike with friends is a tradition that we try to plan...

The Science of Snowmaking

Get an overview of snowmaking operations at Caberfae Peaks with their snowmaking expert, Tim Meyer.

GRAB A MAP

We have maps for every trail and season! Explore our website to find more, but here are some popular ones to get you started.

MILES OF MULTI-USE 4 SEASON TRAILS

TRAILS WITHIN 20 MINUTES OF DOWNTOWN

LOCAL EVENTS

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