Ski Areas > US Midwest > Lutsen, Minnesota




  Lutsen is not just a good ski area, it's the only real skia area around really. It's almost twice as high ar any other area within a reasonable distance. It has a great variety of runs for all levels. Says Tom.

The extraordinary annual snowfall of 10 feet is one of the reasons this is such a great ski mountain. Lutsen has scores of different runs and an acceptable number of great ski lifts. The 1,088 feet of elevation difference is quite all right; it's enough
    to get some decent time on the slopes between lifts. This ski hill has an average fraction of black and red trails and an average percentage of beginner and intermediate runs. Having a totality of 92 slopes to ski on; there's a good
set to gratify everyone. Having such a full-size skiable territory, 1,000 acres in all running out of skiable terrain wonít happen. Whether you're skiing or snowboarding, around here, you'll encounter many pleasant spots. This ski hill has snowfall close to the local average each snow season. This ski hill has a splendid pick of ski slopes to fit all abilities; it wonít leave anyone bored. There are lots of lodgings here if you want to spend the night, but  
if you donít have reservations, you may end up snoozing in your vehicle. Getting your skiing muscles stimulated and an opportunity to spend some time in the fresh air have ski folks coming here. Lutsen is a large ski mountain boasting a more sky-scraping than average vertical drop compared to other mid west ski hills. Lutsen has the greatest drop among ski hills in a 920 mile radius. All of the 10 good ski lifts are in great condition. The ski trail map on this page will give you a good idea what Lutsen is like. The marvelous mountain surroundings of Minnesota and all the glorious ski trails are reason enough to come here to ski. The skiing and the snowboarding in Minnesota is lots of fun all ski season long.

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Hotels Near Lutsen ski area, Minnesota

Caribou Highlands Lodge, Lutsen
.2 miles away
The Lutsen Mountain Inn, Lutsen
.3 miles away
Lutsen Resort, Lutsen
3.8 miles away
Solbakken Resort On Superior, Lutsen
5.7 miles away
AmericInn Tofte, Tofte
10.1 miles away
Cascade Lodge, Lutsen
13 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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These outdoors activities are available near Lutsen ski area.
 Ski Areas Near Lutsen ski area:
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 62 miles away
   400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
   37% Expert & Adv.
   28% Intermediate
   35% Beginner
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 69 miles away
   600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
   30% Expert & Adv.
   35% Intermediate
   35% Beginner
Blackjack, Michigan , 73 miles away
   465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
   40% Expert & Adv.
   40% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Indianhead, Michigan , 75 miles away
   638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
   42% Expert & Adv.
   37% Intermediate
   21% Beginner
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 83 miles away
   641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
   35% Expert & Adv.
   45% Intermediate
   20% Beginner
Loch Lomond, Ontario , 99 miles away
   750 foot drop, 3 lifts, 14 runs
   0% Expert & Adv.
   0% Intermediate
   0% Beginner
 Whitewater Near Lutsen ski area:
Poplar River, Cook County , 1 miles away, Class II-IV+(V) - 2.2 miles long (Lutsen ski hill to Highway 61)
Temperance River, Cook County , 9 miles away, Class II-III(IV) - 8.5 miles long (FR166 to Temperance River State Park)
Temperance River, Cook County , 12 miles away, Class I-II - 6.5 miles long (Highway 2 and FR164 to FR166)
 Trails Near Lutsen ski area:
Honeymoon Trail, Cook , 6 miles away
North Shore State Trail, Cook , 14 miles away
Rib Lake Trail, Cook , 19 miles away
 National Parks Near Lutsen ski area:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 40 miles away
Grand Portage National Monument, Grand Marais - MN , 68 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Lutsen ski area:
Superior National Lutsen-Golf, Lutsen , 1 miles away

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