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BELLAIRE, Mich. (February 13, 2007) – Shanty Creek Resort, located in beautiful northern Michigan, is announcing that in observance of Valentine’s Day, Shanty Creek has painted a gigantic 1200 sq. ft red heart on the slopes of Schuss Mountain.

“We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day everyday in February,” comments Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Jon Stultz. “We’re shouting the fact that ‘Love is in the Air at Shanty Creek’ from the mountaintops… literally.”

“Valentine’s Day is about more than just chocolate hearts and greeting cards…it’s about the experience,” states Stultz. “Shanty Creek provides everything couples need to make a memorable, romantic and relaxing vacation.” Shanty Creek’s “Valentine’s Package”, which includes overnight lodging, candles, rose petals, bath salts, body cream, chocolates, nightly turn down service and a “How to Guide” for romance at Shanty Creek, starts at $139 per couple.

A romantic meal is also planned for Valentines Day at the resort’s Italian restaurant, LaVigna. Executive Chef Gianfranco Munna has prepared a special Valentine’s Menu with some signature Valentine creations for each course.

Shanty Creek Resort is a four-season resort offering 49 downhill skiing slopes on two mountains, 21 km of Nordic ski trails, snowboarding and tubing runs and 72 holes of championship golf. Located on 4,500 acres 30 miles northeast of Traverse City, Shanty Creek boasts three distinct villages and lodging facilities, award-winning dining, live entertainment and a full-service conference and banquet center. For more information, visit

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Crystal Mountain – 7th Annual Boarding For Breast Cancer & Cammy Potter Slopestyle Competition – Saturday, March 3, 2007

7th Annual Boarding For Breast Cancer
Saturday, March 3

Brought to you by the Zone radio station and KP’s Mountain Shop. Crystal Mountain is once again hosting Boarding for Breast Cancer. As in the past, this year’s event includes breast cancer awareness and education exhibits, snowboard and ski product demos, product raffle, product sampling, the Cammy Potter Memorial Slopestyle Competition and entertainment throughout the day. Plus an after party in the evening!

To participate in the board/ski-a-thon, skiers and boarders simply need to obtain a pledge form or collect pledges online. Participants then hit Crystal’s slopes on March 3 for a day of riding or skiing. and entertainment throughout the day.


– Free lift tickets will be awarded for those collecting at least $100 in pledges.
– Anyone collecting at least $500 in pledges receives a free 2007/2008 Limited Season Pass
– Anyone collecting at least $1000 in pledges receives a free 2007/2008 Unlimited Season Pass.

We will be giving away an Atomic snowboard for the person collecting the highest amount of money in pledges!

4th Annual Cammy Potter Slopestyle
Saturday, March 3

Named in memory of former US Women’s Snowboard Team member and northern Michigan resident, Cammy Potter, who died of breast cancer at the age of 35, this slopestyle competition is part of the Boarding for Breast Cancer events on March 3. Held in Crystal’s Super Park, this event is one of the most popular slopestyle events of the winter and always draws a good crowd of both competitors and spectators. Prizes awarded in several divisions.


106 KHQ Shanty Creek Ski Promotion – Every Wednesday Through March 14

Ski the Schuss and Summit Mountains at Shanty Creek Resort & Club for $1.06 each Wednesday starting January 3, 2007. Along with local radio station 106KHQ, Shanty Creek Resort & Club invites you to get your lift ticket from 5pm to 9pm for only $1.06 until March 14, 2007. Remember to stop by the 106KHQ table from 5-7pm for great giveaways!

* Feel llike skiing all day? Get a day lift ticket for only $10.06 (Valid 9am-5pm)
* Forgot your skis? Get ski rentals for $10.06 (Valid 5pm-9pm)
* Need a break from skiing? Head to Greenway Tubing Park at Summit Village and tube for only $3.06 (with the purchase of a $1.06 KHQ lift ticket)

Whether you are a visitor or a native, be sure to take advantage of these spectacular savings! To get your certificate for your KHQ Lift Ticket click on the link below!

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Crystal Mountain — 50th Anniversary 5-For-$50 Lift Ticket Special — Friday, January 26

We’re celebrating 50 years of winter fun at Crystal Mountain this season! And have we got a special for you! On Friday, January 26th, hit the slopes with up to five people and you all ski or snowboard ALL DAY for just $50!

Show up with two, three, four or five people and save! It’s a screamin’ deal, the more friends you have the more you save. See just how:
Two people – $25 each
Three people – $16.67 each
Four people – $12.50 each
Five people – $10 each!

Simply show up at the lift ticket window with up to five people, and everyone skis or rides all day, open to close, on January 26 for just $50 for the entire group. Even if you can only make it for a few hours, this is one spectacular offer!

Crystal Mountain’s 5-for-$50 50th Anniversary special is good for one day only, Friday, January 26th.

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