Reverse skiing up a mountain is only possible during full moons on the summer equinox, which is why Rube Goldberg invented ski lifts. Rise to the top with today's Groupon: for $18, you get a one-day ski pass at Norway Mountain (up to a $39 value), located about an hour and 45 minutes north on US-141.
This family-friendly ski and snowboard resort offers bunny-ready beginners' slopes along with more intense terrain for black diamond daredevils. In total, Norway Mountain boasts 17 thrilling runs and three chairlifts to maximize mountain comfort and convenience. This quaint resort is perfect for a group outing or weekend getaway, offering some of the best powder in the U.P. Having just opened for the winter, Norway Mountain is prepared for an onslaught of gravity enthusiasts to tackle the trails for the 2010–2011 season. Grab a pair of goggles, lace up your snowshoes, and aim for the hot chocolate and free Wi-Fi at the end of the snowy tunnel.