About Us

About Us


Searchmont Resort is a premiere ranked, regional training and recreation facility with high-quality mountain terrain, amenities, events, and entertainment. We care about you, which is why we have a passionate and knowledgeable staff to provide you, your family and friends with quality service. We promote a healthy, active lifestyle by providing winter recreation for families, sports enthusiasts and competitive athletes of all ages.

Searchmont Resort is owned by Wisconsin Resorts Inc. which owns and manages three Michigan resorts - Pine Knob in Clarkston, Mich., Mt. Holly in Holly, Mich. and Bittersweet, Otsego, Mich.) as well as Alpine Valley in Elkhorn, Wisc.

Wisconsin Resorts Inc. has been in the Skiing industry since 1958. 


Mountain Information and Statistics

  • Vertical:  700 feet  /  228 metres. About a 7-minute lift ride. High enough to get in a good run, not so high that you get a nosebleed.   
  • Slopes:  21 runs - 8 of which are a KM or longer.Enough variety to keep you busy, not so much that you lose your kids.  
  • Carvable Area: 100 amazing acres of natural, rolling terrain. It's why we're considered the best in the MidWest!. We have Bush trail & glades for the adventurous souls.
  • Terrain Park: Multiple Areas / Table Tops / Grind Rails / Ramps / Barrels. Dedicated snow for busting out, cruising, & catching air.
  • Terrain Difficulty:  20% Advanced;  60% Intermediate; 20% Beginner. There is a trail with your name on it! 
  • Snowfall:  132" (336 cm) annual average of real snow over the last 10 years. 90% terrain coverage with snow-making. What does this mean for you? We get large lake effect snowfall that makes for exceptional riding conditions. 
  • Lifts: 1 triple lift, 1 double lift, 1 quad lift, and 1 poma lift. And rarely any more than a few minutes wait time to get on. In fact, it's best to hold any conversations until you get the safety bar down.
  • Nordic:  Groomed for skating & classic cross-country skiing. Variety of intensity & lots of beautiful scenery


Searchmont Resort Mission 

With quality service, we will promote a healthy, active lifestyle by providing year-round adventure.



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