NFL- Snow Report

North Shore Snow Conditions and Trail Report

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 November, coming and going and usually beginning to stick late in the month. 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

ski at lutsenLutsen Mountains open weekends in the sprint, fresh snow at left

With just a scattering of snow left, most snow sports are shut down for the season.

Be sure to check back this winter as soon as the snow starts falling!
Last Updated: 04-12-2019
Ski & Snowboard-Lutsen Mountains
Ski & Snowboard-Lutsen Mountains: Open Last Updated: April 18

Snow Depth: 20-40" base, machine groomed

Conditions: 2 mountains, 3 lifts, 20 primary runs, backcountry runs are closed for the season

Lutsen Mountains will be open extended weekends into May!
April 19-21, April 27 & 28, May 4 & 5

110" of snow so far this season


More Info
Fat Bike Trails-Split Rock Lighthouse State Park
Fat Bike Trails-Split Rock Lighthouse State Park : Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski & Snowmobile Trails-Gooseberry Falls State Park
Ski & Snowmobile Trails-Gooseberry Falls State Park: Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski & Snowmobile Trails-Tettegouche State Park
Ski & Snowmobile Trails-Tettegouche State Park: Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski & Fat Bike Trails-Flathorn Gegoka System
Ski & Fat Bike Trails-Flathorn Gegoka System: Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski Trails-Sugarbush Trails
Ski Trails-Sugarbush Trails: Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski & Bike Trails-Norpine
Ski & Bike Trails-Norpine : Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski & Snowmobile Trails-Cascade River State Park
Ski & Snowmobile Trails-Cascade River State Park: Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski & Bike Trails-Pincushion near Grand Marais
Ski & Bike Trails-Pincushion near Grand Marais: Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski Trail-George Washington Pines
Ski Trail-George Washington Pines: Closed Last Updated: April 18
Ski Trails-Banadad Trails
Ski Trails-Banadad Trails: Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski Trails-Central Gunflint Trail System
Ski Trails-Central Gunflint Trail System: Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Ski Trails-Upper Gunflint Trail System
Ski Trails-Upper Gunflint Trail System: Closed Last Updated: April 18
Snowmobile Trails-CJ Ramstad / North Shore State Trail
Snowmobile Trails-CJ Ramstad / North Shore State Trail : Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Snowmobile Trails-Two Harbors Voyageur
Snowmobile Trails-Two Harbors Voyageur : Closed Last Updated: April 18
Snowmobile Trails-Lutsen / Tofte
Snowmobile Trails-Lutsen / Tofte: Closed Last Updated: April 18
Snowmobile Trails-Gunflint
Snowmobile Trails-Gunflint : Closed Last Updated: April 18 More Info
Snowmobile Trails-Grand Portage: Closed Last Updated: April 18