A Little History of the Cliffs Ridge Namesake

Did you know that Cliffs Ridge is named for the original ski hill in Marquette? You can see our roof from the top of Cliffs Ridge Run (the top of Rocket and Chair #1) and that is why we named our house after it.

This is an original photo of the creation of Cliffs Ridge in 1957: (Photo Credit – Jack Deo)

How cool is that? Our house is up on the top left of that road, which was then County Road 553 leading to KI Sawyer.

This is a little info on the original Cliffs Ridge, which is now, of course, Marquette Mountain Ski Hill:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marquette_Mountain

History is fun, isn't it? Watch for more on the history of Cliffs Ridge, Marquette's Premier Vacation Rental.


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