Shelly Stowman (left) and Judi Fett-Haggstrom stand in front of the stone fireplace in the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area lodge, which is set to open Thanksgiving weekend. Barbie Porter photo
The Detroit Mountain Recreational Area lodge is 10,000-square-feet and offers all the amenities from snacks and beverages to rental and retail shops and plenty of windows for those warming up between ski runs to watch those still on the mountain. Barbie Porter photo
The Detroit Mountain Recreation Area is on the homestretch and getting ready to hire 75 employees to fill part-time and full-time shifts for when the business opens Thanksgiving weekend.