Mount Bohemia: Ski The Best in the Midwest [2020]

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Welcome to Mount Bohemia! If you’re reading this you’re in the right spot and hopefully planning your trip to the Midwests Best Ski Resort. 

Keep Reading to learn all about Best Ski Resort in Michigan and the Midwest!

Mount Bohemia - What to Know Before You Go

  • About Bohemia
  • Directions to BOHO
  • Lift Tickets/Season Passes
  • Snowboard and Ski Rentals 
  • Nordic Spa – Hot Tub, Spa, Pool  
  • Mt. Bohemia Accommodations
  • Eating/Drinking at the Mountain
  • BOHO FAQ and some
  • Beyond Bohemia

Bohemia - Where Midwest is Best

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Boasting the mantra “No Beginners Allowed” Mount Bohemia is all that and then some. Recently awarded as a Top 10 Ski Resort in the states by USA Today, Bohemia is an absolute must visit spot for advanced skiers and snowboarders. 

Offering the Midwest’s highest vertical drop at 900 feet, an average of more than 300 inches of snow and more than 585 skiiable acres, Bohemia’s terrain is steep, wide and wild. How Wild? 4 busses that pickup riders along backcountry roads wild.

Oh ya, they are the only Snowcat Skiing Operation in the Midwest at nearby Voodoo Mountain. (Voodoo Mountain will not be open for the 2020-2021 Winter)

Where is Mount Bohemia?

Mount Bohemia is located at the tip of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in the Keweenaw Peninsula. The Closest city to the mountain is Lac La Belle, and these are the directions that will take you to Michigan’s best Ski resort:

  • Take US-41 North out of Hancock
  • Drive approximately 35 miles to Lac La Belle Rd
  • Turn right and continue 4 miles to the Mountain
Mount Bohemia Trail Map

Mount Bohemia Lift Tickets/Season Passes

Mount Bohemia might have the most affordable and best season pass deal in the United States. For those who buy a season ticket between November 25th-December 5th, can score an unlimited season pass for only $125 (post tax).

  • Daily Lift Tickets at Bohemia cost: $85  
    • Only a limited number of passes will be sold daily!
  • Season Pass Special: $125 (11/25-12/5)
  • Season Pass Price Post Special: $340

Snowboard and Ski Rentals at Bohemia

Because of the Covid 19 Pandemic, there will be no rentals or no ski reapir at the mountain

Nordic Spa: Hot Tub, Sauna

What’s better than skiing all day and having the option of jumping in a warm pool, hot tub, or sauna, right at the base of the hill. 

Season Pass Holders will have all access to the amenities of the Nordic Spa while Day Pass options will not be an option this year. 

Mount Bohemia Lodging

Mt. Bohemia has a few unique accommodations that should be considered by all visitors. Some of these slope side accommodations include:

  • Yurts
  • New Log Cabin Hostel
  • Trailside Cabins
  • Aqua Log Cabins
  • Camping

Mount Bohemia Food/Drink

Food options are limited at Mount Bohemia so plan ahead. Here are some of your options for food at the mountain:

  • North Pole Bar and Restaurant: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner! 
  • Yurt Café 
  • Log Bar 
  • Cabana Crepes and Wood Fired Pizza

BOHO FAQ

Monday - Friday Lifts run from: 10:30AM-4:30 PM

Saturday/Sunday: 9:30AM-5PM 

Parking is abundant and right across the street

Snowshoe, Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Spa Days

Credit/Debit cards only at Bohemia. NO CASH!

Bohemia will adhere to strict Covid-19 Policies:

  • 6 Feet Separations
  • Take Out Food Only 
  • Limited Reserved Dining 
  • QR Code Scanning of Tickets
  • MASKS are Mandatory while in Line, on the Bus, Outside Base area, Inside all Public Use Buildings

Bohemia averages more than 300 inches of snow! Lake Effect Snow plays an important role in keeping the mountain covered with the fresh stuff

Lake Effect Snow events are localized snow events that are not caused by Low Pressure Systems. As cold, dry air masses mover over the Great Lakes, the air picks up the moisture from the Lakes and dumps it on the localized areas.

Beyond Michigan Skiing at Mount Bohemia

Thank you for reading and I hope I helped you in anyway plan your trip to Mt. Bohemia. Looking for some of the other best places to ski in Michigan?

If you are heading to Marquette and need a Midwest Moment captured, please send me a message or drop a comment below. For those who need to know about the BEST THINGS TO DO IN THE UP, read my guides below:

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