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“Powder Skiing in Michigan” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Caberfae Peaks

Caberfae Peaks
1 Caberfae Lane, Cadillac, MI 49601
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Cadillac
Type: Golf Courses, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
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Owner description: Skiers and snowboarders will enjoy the big hills and great snow conditions at Caberfae Peaks. Offering 6 lifts and 34 slopes, Caberfae Peaks was voted the #1 ski value in Michigan. In the summer months, Caberfae offers a beautiful venue for wedding receptions and other banquets, along with a 9 hole golf course.
Elkhart, Indiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Powder Skiing in Michigan”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Great ski area. Great conditions, great staff! The terrain is nice and varied and some of the longest runs in the midwest.

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Pete M, Manager at Caberfae Peaks, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Thank you for skiing with us and the positive review. We definitely have some of the longest runs in the Midwest!
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
“A Skiing Throwback to the 1970s”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

A throwback to the 70s in many ways. Ticket booth is slow AND its out in the cold. It would be nice if they adopted a e-card pass system. Runs are decent for Michigan, though you spend a lot of time on the chairlift. Grooming of the slopes was mediocre to non-existent. Lodge/restaurant is crowded and smokey (from the fireplace). Food is fairly priced and not fancy. Parking lot is close to lifts. Lift prices are quite fair and good value. It's a nice place to spend a few hours on the gentle slopes.

Visited January 2013
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Pete M, Manager at Caberfae Peaks, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Thank you for visiting Caberfae Peaks. We are glad that you enjoyed our slopes, prices and parking proximity to the ski hills. As for the grooming, we send two groomers out every night and they do a very extensive job of creating corduroy. We hope you will give us another try and see if you think the grooming is any better. Also, you can get your e-ticket by purchasing your lift tickets in advance on our website. Thanks again and we hope to see you again!
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Detroit, Michigan
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Our favorite ski resort!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

It may not be the biggest, but it is our family's favorite place to ski. First and foremost, the value for weekend passes can't be beat! The trails offer a great variety for any type of skier/snowboarder. They have a day lodge that is perfect for setting up a table for the day. Over the years it is becoming much harder to claim a table. After 4pm tables do start to open up again. I would love to see the resort expand their day lodge area.
We have always found the staff in all departments to be exceptional. Even on the busiest days the resort is clean and well run. We are excited to see that they are adding new runs. We always look forward to spending our winters at Caberfae Peaks.

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Pete M, Manager at Caberfae Peaks, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Thank you for commenting and Caberfae is our favorite ski resort too! In the event that you can't get a picnic table in our main lodge, note that we do have a second lodge, called the Skyview Lodge, in which we allow our guests to bring in picnic lunches and crock pots It is located on the north end of the rental building. Thanks again and we hope to see you back on our slopes.
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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“Third visit!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Celebrated my big 5 0 this past weekend at Cabby and had a blast! This was my third birthday weekend spent there and while I could have gone skiing anywhere else in the state, there wasn't a question where I wanted to party! I love the downlow atmosphere, great skiing, friendly staff and the best value in Michigan. Yes, the rooms are dated, but they are clean and comfy. The pool and hot tub have been a great place to relax apres ski and we have always met fun people there. Staff is cheerful and accommodating, especially Beth at the front desk - but she's a Grand Haven gal so you know she's awesome! Hope to get back again this year but if not, we'll be there for my birthday next year!

Visited January 2013
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Pete M, Manager at Caberfae Peaks, responded to this review, April 16, 2013
Happy Birthday! Thank you for the comments and we look forward to hosting your birthday party again next year.
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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“value skiing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Caberfe is smaller ski area with an accordingly smaller price. Great for an off day when you do not want to ski all day. The far slope is black only, and the near slope is all green, so for intermediate skiiers there is basically one lift with several different ways down. Ask for the college student discount and the senior discount.

Visited January 2013
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Pete M, Manager at Caberfae Peaks, responded to this review, April 18, 2013
Thank you for visiting. We offer discounts for college students every Monday, Wednesday & Friday with no exclusions and senior discounts on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday with some holiday exclusions.
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