Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort is a ski area located in the state of Michigan in USA. The resort is in the town of Boon, MI.
We recently ranked all of Michigan's ski resorts, so you can see where Caberfae Peaks stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Caberfae Peaks is a part of the INDY Ski Pass system. This allows you to buy one lift pass, and ski at all of the slopes that are also a part of the group.
There are numerous options to stay at Caberfae Peaks around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Caberfae Peaks Mountain Resort Terrain Overview
Caberfae Peaks has a total of 30 ski trails, which are serviced by 5 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Caberfae Peaks is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 200 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 81 hectares, 0.3 square miles, or 0.8 square kilometers.
Caberfae Peaks's slopes see on average 150 inches (3.8 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 12 feet every year!
Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort Elevation
Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort has a summit elevation of 1,545 feet, or 471 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,060 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 485 feet (148 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Caberfae Peaks has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort Difficulty Level
36.8out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Caberfae Peaks has 200 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Caberfae Peaks is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 33% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 67%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort good for beginners?
Caberfae Peaks can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 67% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort Location
Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort is located in the state of Michigan, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Boon, MI.
Boon, MI 49618 USA
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Getting to Caberfae Peaks Mountain Resort
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort), its coordinates of 44.32000, -85.60000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Boon, MI to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort.
|Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport||MKE||Milwaukee, WI||149 mi|
|Detroit Metropolitan Airport||DTW||Detroit, MI||184 mi|
|O'Hare International Airport||ORD||Chicago, IL||199 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Caberfae Peaks.
|Cherry Capital Airport||TVC||Traverse City, MI||29 mi|
|Muskegon County Airport||MKG||Muskegon, MI||86 mi|
|MBS International Airport||MBS||Saginaw, MI||93 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort.
|Ski Brule||Boon, MI||1,861 ft||39%||0 mi|
|Snow Snake||Harrison, MI||1,230 ft||29%||0 mi|
|Swiss Valley||Jones, MI||1,200 ft||32%||0 mi|
|Crystal Mountain||Thompsonville, MI||1,132 ft||35%||24 mi|
|Mt. Holiday||Traverse City, MI||440 ft||36%||30 mi|
|Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek||Bellaire, MI||1,125 ft||36%||46 mi|
|Hanson Hills||Grayling, MI||1,362 ft||15%||47 mi|
|Alpine Valley||Elmira, MI||1,210 ft||34%||57 mi|
|Timber Ridge||Gobles, MI||941 ft||24%||58 mi|
|Bittersweet||Grant, MI||850 ft||29%||66 mi|
|Boyne Mountain||Boyne Falls, MI||1,120 ft||28%||67 mi|
|Treetops||Gaylord, MI||1,345 ft||29%||67 mi|
|Petoskey Sports Park||Petoskey, MI||791 ft||0%||79 mi|
|Nubs Nob||Harbor Springs, MI||1,338 ft||31%||86 mi|
|Cannonsburg||Belmont, MI||1,100 ft||47%||87 mi|
|Mulligan's Hollow||Grand Haven, MI||1,300 ft||17%||92 mi|
|Apple Mountain||Freeland, MI||620 ft||24%||95 mi|
Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,545 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,060 ft|
|Vertical Drop||485 ft|
(33% Beginner, 33% Intermediate, 34% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||150 inches|