Schussaway – Lowell

On Fri., Jan. 25, 1952, The Ludington Daily News winter sports report lists Schussaway, near Lowell as having 1″ of new snow on top of a 3″ base with excellent skiing. Lowell is just east of Grand Rapids and a short way south of Cannonsburg where the Cannonsburg Ski Area still operates. So far, he only other reference to Schussaway I have seen on the Internet was a mention of the area in a list of Michigan ski areas which were reporting excellent conditions just before Christmas, 1951. This was in the Toledo Blade, on Dec. 23, 1951, sec 4, pg 5.

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1 Response to Schussaway – Lowell

  1. ProfesoraV says:

    I was in Lowell recently, and the location of this old slope crossed my mind. I did some digging and finally found someone who knew the answer. Schussaway was located off of M-21 on the far eastern edge of Lowell. It only operated for a few years in the early fifties, and the lift was a rope tow, powered by a tractor. There was one run and no lodge. My eternal gratitude to a Lowell person who has asked to remain anonymous!

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