Mount Bohemia

Mount Bohemia

Open Dates | Bohemia Stats | Cat Skiing | Nordic Spa | Directions | Trail Maps

Mount Bohemia offers ungroomed, backcountry skiing powered by Mother Nature’s 270+ inches of annual powder.  Located in Lac La Belle, MI, Bohemia boasts dry, lake-effect powder thanks to Lake Superior’s constant snow engine. It hosts the longest runs with the highest vertical and the deepest powder in the Midwest. In 2020, Bohemia was voted the 4th Best Ski Resort in North America by USA Today.

Snowboarder at Mount Bohemia riding through powder in a forested glade

When Does Mount Bohemia Open?

Mount Bohemia relies only on Mother Nature, so the season’s start depends on the intensity of the Keweenaw Peninsula’s early snowfall. Typically, the season opens beginning in  December and can run well into mid-April.

Bohemia Stats

So what makes Mount Bohemia a destination like none other? Here are the stats:

  • Vertical Drop:  900 Ft
  • Annual Snowfall: 273 inches
  • Skiable Acres: 620 acres
  • Chairlifts: 2

Night skiing at Mount Bohemia Ski Resort

What is Snowcat Skiing?

Skiers and snowboarders visiting Bohemia can also explore snowcat skiing at Voodoo Mountain. Snowcat skiing is where the skiers and snowboarders ride in a 20 person cab on the snowcat machine and are taken to a remote mountain. The benefit of cat skiing is the ability to enjoy pristine terrain with just a few other people in a true wilderness setting.

Skiers and riders board the snowcat from a staging area and then are transported several miles deep into the forests of the Keweenaw Peninsula. After A 20-minute ride in Bohemia’s heated snowcat escorts visitors to the top of Voodoo Mountain to unload. Guides help skiers and riders explore the terrain. Reach the mountain’s base and repeat the experience.

A skier enjoys snowcat skiing at Mount Bohemia in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Nordic Spa

Designed to rejuvenate skiers and riders body and soul after hitting the runs, Bohemia’s Nordic Spa incorporates hot and cold water exposure followed by relaxation periods to add a touch of zen to the visit.  The spa includes a Eucalyptus Steam Cabin, Finnish Sauna, Outdoor Hot Tub & Pool, and a Cold Pool & Nordic Waterfall.

Three women relax at the nordic spa at Mount Bohemia

Directions to Bohemia

Mount Bohemia is located in Upper Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula near Lac La Belle (approximately 39 miles north of Houghton/Hancock).

  • 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

Trail Maps

Check out Bohemia’s Trail Maps

More Keweenaw Downhill Skiing

Looking for some more downhill experiences?  Check out more of the Keweenaw’s skiing and boarding scene.

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