lutsen mountains groomed run and lake superior spread out below

alpine skiing and snowboarding in lutsen mn

The ancient Sawtooth Mountains rise 1088 feet above the coast of Lake Superior – topography, unlike any other Midwest locale. And that brings more of what you want in a ski trip – the highest mountains, the most snow, and the breathtaking beauty of Lake Superior and the Sawtooth Mountains. Lutsen Mountains offers 95 sweeping runs over four mountains with a lift-serviced vertical rise more than double that of other regional resorts. Lutsen offers more terrain – and terrain features – than any other Midwest destination. In addition to miles of backcountry trails filled with timber features, cliff drops and off-piste adventure, Lutsen Progression Parks offer jibs and jumps and the longest slope style run in Mid-America.

red gondola passes over snowy river up toward chalet
Ride the Doppelmayr Gondola
2021-22 season

First Tracks Nov 20-21
Thanksgiving Nov 25-28
Weekend Dec 3-5
Open Daily Dec 11-Apr 11
Last Tracks April 1-17, 23-24 & Apr 30-May 1

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lutsen mountains ski run moose ski and snowboard rentals available

Sawtooth Outfitters in Tofte :: 218-663-7643

Lutsen Mountains in Lutsen :: 218-663-7281

Lutsen Rec  in Lutsen :: 218-663-7863

Lutsen Mountain Statistics
Area Vertical Rise
1,088 feet
Skiable Vertical Rise
825 feet
Ski Area Acreage
1,000 acres
Lift Facilities
8-person Gondola, 6-person Chair, triple Chair, 4 double Chairs, Magic Carpet
Number of Runs
95
Longest Run
2 miles
Types of runs
18% easiest, 47% more difficult, 25% most difficult, 10% expert
Snowmaking
231 acres
Average Annual Snowfall
9.5 feet
Average Winter Temperature
24º F

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