Located on the summit of Casper mountain, Wyoming’s tourism website calls Hogadon, “an intimate resort”. I’ve played this game before- “intimate” means “small”. But I knew that going in. After all, I have a certain intimacy with small resorts afforded by growing up skiing ski resorts in Michigan. I was curious how Hogadon would stack up in comparison to Michigan. But I haven’t skiied in Michigan in over 10 years now and I didn’t want poor memory to contribute to belittling Michigan skiing.
While my initial feeling was that Hogadon was more fun due to more vertical and more varied terrain, I decided to put my feelings to the numbers test.
I used Crystal Mountain Ski Resort as my Michigan indicator as it was the #1 designation for my family. The resort was also voted the #1 ski resort in the Midwest by SKI Magazine in 2005, making it a fairly good representative of Michigan skiing. So here are the numbers (and you know what they say about the numbers):
Really cute dog pics of the day (I especially like the ‘big dog’ shadow): Puppy Love