Ski Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek Resorts

5780 Shanty Creek Road - Search Nearby - Added by Holly Mandarich

53 runs featuring terrain for all abilities, Shanty Creek provides fun for your soul!

Just about an hour north of Traverse City in the village of Bellaire lies Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek Resorts!

The mountain offers 53 runs with several base areas. The terrain is applicable for any type of skier, whether you are a beginner or a more advanced rider. We spent the majority of our time lapping the red chair in the trees, while taking a few runs through the terrain park on the purple chair, and a few steep runs just below the blue and yellow chairs.

What's fun about these smaller mountains in the Midwest, is that in a days time you can cover most if not all of the mountain - making visiting places like this such a treat. We had timed our visit perfectly as the fresh snow had been falling all morning and into our day, giving us a few inches to push around.

Both Schuss Mountain Village and Cedar River Village offer lift access to the mountain with free parking.

To take a peak at current conditions and to grab a map of the mountain see here!


Snowboarding, Skiing

Adult Beverages
Easy Parking

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!


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