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Boyne Highlands


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Boyne Highlands


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Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

179

Rank in
Region

4

Rank in
State

4

Best time for snow at
Boyne Highlands
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Boyne Highlands

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Friday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Sunday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Monday
Day
0-1"
Night
0-1"
Tuesday
Day
0-1"
Night
0-1"
True Snow: 140" per year
Snow Quality Rank

201

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

168

Boyne Highlands is ranked No. 168 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

6.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

0.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

65.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

168

Boyne Highlands is ranked No. 168 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

201

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Core Strengths of Boyne Highlands

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
154
score
24.1
Expert
rank
154
score
29.4
Snow Volume
rank
168
score
38.0

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

554 ft

1290 ft
Base Elevation: 745 ft

Slope Aspects

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A few words on the Snow at Boyne Highlands

Boyne Highlands has no detail snow data, but we accept the published average of 140 inches snowfall due to moderate lake effect snow from Lake Michigan. However, terrain is generally too flat for deep powder skiing.

Accumulation and Preservation

Boyne Highlands' cold climate facilitates early season snowmaking. Rain is less frequent than in the Northeast and rarely as intense. The limited acreage can be more easily restored with snowmaking and grooming than at larger and steeper areas in the Northeast. Relatively flat Midwest ski terrain will routinely melt/freeze in warm weather or March sun.