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Today 10:16 AM
dfitz364
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haha, I remember that. The following weekend they had visible security on site.



That was really out of the norm for Highlands. Typically Mtn is more the party hill and Highlands is more chill.



Do you stay on site or get a place local?


Yeah, part of me wanted to go check it out still but we decided not to. Actually had some solid conditions if I remember correctly.

We stayed right on the mountain. I think we stayed in the Clocktower Hotel? Is that a thing? I may have my different trips confused haha


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Today 10:02 AM
Deacon
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Day 1: Leave at 5 am, on the hill by 1pm. Depending on date they might be open until 9pm.

Day 2: Ride all day

Day 3: Ride all day

Day 4: Ride from 9-1pm. Home by 9pm.
When @slyder and I do Bohemia, i leave around midnight, usually catch a snooze on the way, and then get there by open.
Today 09:01 AM
sabatoa
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I've only ever been to Boyne Mtn but the year we went we were going to both, Boyne Highlands got trashed by the college kids so we just stayed at Boyne Mtn.


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haha, I remember that. The following weekend they had visible security on site.

That was really out of the norm for Highlands. Typically Mtn is more the party hill and Highlands is more chill.

Do you stay on site or get a place local?
Today 09:00 AM
ctoma
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I'm an idiot, clearly read it wrong haha but it's a solid like 7 hour drive from me so sadly I'd have to spend a day driving and a day driving back. Unless I left at like 5 in the morning. Actually that may be worth it. I'll have to get back to you hahah


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Leave at 5:00am, maximize your snow time. Boyne Mountain or Boyne Highlands? Either way I think they give you a lift ticket to use on your day of arrival, although room check-in time is around 4:00. Or, you can book a couple nights at the Best Western Harbor Springs (very short drive to Boyne Highlands and/or Nubs Nob) and spend a couple days at Highlands and a couple days at Nubs Nob.

A few years ago when I used to get the MSIA White-Gold Card (yeah, I'm bringing that up again), I used to pick up my buddy around 5:00am, drive north to, snowboard all day, spend the night at Best Western, ride Nubs all day, spend the night in Boyne City, ride Boyne Mountain all day, spend the night in Cadillac, ride Caberfae all day... and then drive home.
Today 08:59 AM
dfitz364
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Gotta maximize that drive to ride ratio!



I'm a Boyne pass holder so I'm up there all the time. Where do you go, Boyne Mtn or Boyne Highlands?


I've only ever been to Boyne Mtn but the year we went we were going to both, Boyne Highlands got trashed by the college kids so we just stayed at Boyne Mtn.


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Today 08:56 AM
sabatoa
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I like the way you think Sab. If I end up making it up that way I will probably try to do that!!
Gotta maximize that drive to ride ratio!

I'm a Boyne pass holder so I'm up there all the time. Where do you go, Boyne Mtn or Boyne Highlands?
Today 08:55 AM
sabatoa
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I'll be west of you a month from now. ..
Man that's coming quick. It's going to be weird adjusting to you on the other side. Less Holly meets, more Cab meets = win
Today 08:54 AM
dfitz364 I like the way you think Sab. If I end up making it up that way I will probably try to do that!!


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Today 08:53 AM
sabatoa Day 1: Leave at 5 am, on the hill by 1pm. Depending on date they might be open until 9pm.

Day 2: Ride all day

Day 3: Ride all day

Day 4: Ride from 9-1pm. Home by 9pm.
Today 08:44 AM
dfitz364
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Oh yeah Boyne is fun that's not what I meant -- You're doing a 4-day trip but only riding 2 days. What are you doing the other 2 days?


I'm an idiot, clearly read it wrong haha but it's a solid like 7 hour drive from me so sadly I'd have to spend a day driving and a day driving back. Unless I left at like 5 in the morning. Actually that may be worth it. I'll have to get back to you hahah


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