According to Sports Illustrated, Mt. Christie opened in 1958 with a 1200′ poma lift with a 160′ rise, 3 slopes, 5 toboggan runs, a shop, a restaurant and a lodge. It also had snowmaking and night skiing. On Feb. 10, 1961, The Ludington Daily News published a snow report which listed Mt. Christie with 3″ fresh powder on an 8 to 10″ base for good conditions.
On Feb. 3, 1966, The Cass City Chronicle printed the AAA Guide to Winter Sports Fun in Michigan. It listed Mt. Christie with 7 slopes, the longest 1200′, Poma, T-Bar, 8 tows, snowmaking and night skiing. On October 27, 1968, the Detroit Free Press listed Mt. Christie among the 7 ski areas to cease operation that year.
The area is now a housing development