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Giants Ridge

  You won't find better skiing anywhere near. This is a very good ski hill with plenty of good skiing. Says David B..

Giant's Ridge is my favorite local ski hill. I know all the people that work there and ski there. Says Chris.

With a 500 foot altitude difference it's not the tallest hill there is, but all the other pleasant characteristics of Giants Ridge make up for it. Giants Ridge has the most sizeable height difference among ski resorts in a 40 mile
    radius. Giants Ridge has a much lower than average proportion of advanced and expert trails and a much higher than average ratio of beginner and intermediate trails. This ski area has a reasonable variety of trails and enough lifts
to serve them all. This ski mountain has 6 ski lifts, and they are well kept up and operated by kind folks. You'll come across loads of skiers from Duluth here. Having a total of 34 ski trails to ski on; there's a splendid set to gratify everyone. This is a full-size ski resort with an average elevation difference when compared to other mid west ski resorts. Getting your skiing muscles set in motion and getting out of the house for a while are great motives  
to come. The seasonal snowfall is less than average at Giants Ridge. The 7 feet of wonderful snow that falls here annually keeps the ski trails well covered during the snow season. There's 202 acres of skiing territory, and it's all covered by great snow. This is a family friendly ski hill with a lot of intermediate or beginner slopes for novices. The hills of the Mesabi Range in wintertime are so striking you wonít believe it. This is a good ski hill with a lot of different slopes; it wonít leave anyone bored. No need to hunt hard for hotel rooms, but if you donít have reservations, you may perhaps end up snoozing in your automobile. The skiing and the snowboarding in this region is scores of fun the whole winter season. The snow covered hills of the Mesabi Range is a vista worth seeing. Minnesota gets incredibly striking during snow season; it is truly a fine time of year for snowboarding or skiing. You could be into skiing or snowboarding, or both, doesn't matter, in this general neighborhood, you won't locate many other ski hills.






      



 

Hotels Near Giants Ridge ski area, Mesabi Range, Minnesota

AmericInn Virginia, Virginia
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15.6 miles away
Super 8 Eveleth, Eveleth
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16 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

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 Ski Areas Near Giants Ridge ski area:
Spirit Mountain, Minnesota , 40 miles away
   700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 22 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   30% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Giants Ridge ski area:
St. Louis River, St. Louis County , 17 miles away, Class I-II - 85 miles long (Highway 53 to Highway 33)
Vermilion River, St. Louis County , 21 miles away, Class II-III - 5.5 miles long (Vermilion Dam to Twomile Creek)
Whitewater Outfitter - Spring Creek Outfitters, Saint Louis County , 22 miles away, Whitewater outfitter
 Trails Near Giants Ridge ski area:
Canfield Portage, St. Louis , 14 miles away
Taconite Trail, St. Louis , 16 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Giants Ridge ski area:
Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort, Aurora , 0 miles away
Eshquaguma Country Club, Gilbert , 6 miles away
Wilderness At Fortune Bay, Tower , 11 miles away

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