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Treetops Amazing Race – February 23 & 24, 2008

Based on the Emmy award-winning reality series airing on CBS, Treetops brings back its own version of the Amazing Race. This is the 4th annual event at Treetops, which was highly successful in 2007 when 12 teams of four raced across the resort and into downtown Gaylord and had an absolute blast.

New in 2008…

In an effort to include more teams, we will administer two separate races; one race for kids 13 and younger and an open race for kids/adults of any age. Proceeds from this year’s event will again benefit the athletic departments of Otsego County Schools such as Gaylord, Johannesburg-Lewiston, Vanderbilt and Gaylord St. Mary.

About The 2008 Race

Teams of four (4) will use teamwork that will test their physical and mental toughness to try to complete the race the fastest. Along the way there will be Roadblocks (a task only one team member will complete) and Detours (a choice between two tasks each with its pros and cons) that each team will need to complete to receive their next clue telling them where their next destination is. There will also be Pit Stops during the race. A Pit Stop is a mandatory rest period which insures that the team that gets the early lead is not guaranteed victory.

Kid’s Teams
Teams of four made up of kids age 13 and younger
. This race will begin at approximately 3pm on Saturday, February 23rd and conclude at approximately 7pm on Saturday, Feb. 23rd

Open Teams

Teams of four made up of kids, adults or any combination of the two. This race will begin at approximately 9:30 am on Saturday, February 23rd with a Pit Stop ending Saturday’s activities at approximately 1:30pm and continue at 9:30am on Sunday, February 24th until approximately 12:30pm..

Entry Fee

Our entry fee is $300 per team and includes lift ticket and rental for each team member, eight additional lift tickets to use during the remainder of the 2007-08 season, team T-shirts with your business logo on the t-shirt, Food & Beverage during the race, Lunch Banquet at the conclusion of the race for each racer as well as two (2) additional lunch tickets for you and your guest, a sign at the start and finish of the race if sponsored by a business. In addition, four (4) mid-week rounds of golf valid for the 2008 season.

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Indianhead Mountain – President’s Weekend Lodging Specials

Save 40% off the regular price hotel style rooms Feb. 15-17.

Minimum 2 night stay required.

New bookings only. Not valid with any other offer or special.

Save on select 1 and 2 bedroom Trailside condos and chalets February 15-17. Save 25% off a minimum 2 night stay OR save even more when you get 3 nights for the price of 2!

New bookings only. Not valid with any other offer, group rate or discount. Limited availability. Call for details.

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Shanty Creek – Saturday, January 19

Après Ski
Music and Magic with Lee Malone. Located at Ivan’s in Schuss Village from 3pm-5pm.

Find Gandy Goose GPS Scavenger Hunt
Go on a scavenger hunt to find our beloved Gandy Goose! Meet in the Schuss Lobby at 4pm

Child Dog Sled Rides
Register in the Schuss Lobby, $20 per ride. Rides take place from 4 – 6pm. Weather Permitting.

Sleigh Rides
$10 per ride, weather permitting. Call the Schuss Front Desk for reservations at 800.678.4111, extension 3690.

Saturday Sledding Party
Located behind Arnie’s at Summit Village. Pick up your sled and hot chocolate from the Summit Village Lobby at 6pm.

Moonlight Guided Snowshoe Hike
Meet at the Schuss Mountain Ski Rental Building at 7pm. $8 rentals for snowshoes.

Bonfire & S’more Making
Located at the firepit behind Ivan’s at Schuss Village. Smore kits available for purchase at the Schuss Front Desk. Bonfire starts at 8pm.


Ring in the New Year at Shanty Creek Resorts!

Ring in the New Year in Style at Shanty Creek Resorts and Choose from Two Parties!

Midnight at the Mountain
Spend an adults-only evening at Ivan’s at Schuss Village!

  • Ivan’s will feature Life Support, a high-energy variety band that ignites crowds with their classic rock and roll!
  • $10 Cover Charge
  • 8:00pm-2:00am

Luau at The Lakeview
Shanty Creek Resorts is turning into a tropical paradise! Our Hawaiian-themed New Year’s Eve Party takes place in the Grand Ballroom at The Lakeview Hotel & Conference Center and will feature:

  • A delectable Hawaiian buffet
  • Family-friendly activities including: costume contest, dance contest and DJ’s playing hits, sure to get those grass skirts swaying!
  • Adults $35 | Teens (13-17) $25 | Children (4-12) $15 | Children 3 and Under FREE
  • 7:00pm-12:30am
  • Aloha attire is optional

To make reservations for the Luau at The Lakeview party, please call 800.678.4111 x 4400. Reservations are not needed for the Midnight at the Mountain party.

For more information on either of these parties, please contact our Director of Events & Activities at 800.678.4111 x 7860 or by emailing

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