From Thanksgiving until Easter [or later] you can find weekly snow conditions and trail reports. Find out about recent snowfall, trail conditions and suggestions for where to ski, snowshoe, snowmobile plus links to the weather and forecasts. Snow varies from less near Lake Superior, where the big lake keeps temps slightly milder to more as climb the ridgeline to most when you go over the ridge.
How Long is Winter?
Snowfall begins in October, coming and going and usually beginning to stick late in November. Lutsen Mountains typically is open Thanksgiving weekend with a few runs and cross country skiers get their first runs in on the Onion River Road in Lutsen and along the Central Trail system up the Gunflint.
Trail / Snow Reports are listed below in this order;
scroll to see conditions – click on a link to learn more about trails
Last report of the year. It was a tough snow year with around 60% of our usual snowfall. That said we had a warmer than normal January and overall enjoyed the season.
Spring skiing conditions are excellent at Lutsen and they will be open April and possibly May!
Last Updated: 04-02-2021
Snow Depth: 18-30" spring conditions
Snow Depth: mud, slush and iceMore Info
Snow Depth: variableMore Info
Snow Depth: 0" poor
Snow Depth: 8"More Info
Snow Depth: 0-6"
Snow Depth: 7+" poor to goodMore Info
Snow Depth: 1" fairMore Info
Snow Depth: 2-6"More Info
Snow Depth: 6-8" goodMore Info
Snow Depth: 2-5"old snow
Snow Depth: 7.5-11.5"More Info
Snow Depth: 0-4" poor to fairMore Info
Snow Depth: 3+"
Snow Depth: variable
Snow Depth: 1-4"More Info
Snow Depth: 5-7"