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Lutsen Skiing

Lutsen Mountains is 75

Family-owned and operated since 1948, Lutsen Mountains is the Midwest’s only mountain ski experience.  The variety, length and terrain make it ideal for seasoned skiers, family vacations, and friends getaways. Nonskiers will find plenty to do in the area, including taking the gondola to the Summit Chalet.

new for the 2023-24 season > 6-person, high-speed Raptor Express

The Raptor Express services Eagle Mountain while Caribou Express (6-person, high-speed) services Moose Mountain.

Ride the Doppelmayr 8-person gondola; smooth, quiet, and quick!

The ancient Sawtooth Mountains rise 1088 feet above the coast of Lake Superior – topography, unlike any other Midwest locale making Lutsen skiing the best in the midwest. 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 Ski conditions 
Lutsen Ski Map

Lutsen Mountains offers 95 sweeping runs and 825′ of vertical over four mountains. Lutsen’s 1000 acres offers more terrain – and terrain features – than any other Midwest destination. Ski wide-open runs, 60 acres of tree runs and two terrain parks!

Lutsen Mountains is open Dec 1-2 and 8-10, then open daily December 14 – April 14 and extended weekends April 20-21 and 27-28.

Mountain Hours are:
Mon-Fri | Ticket & Rental Office 8:30am-5pm … Lifts 9:30am-4:30pm with Gondola closing at 4pm
Sat-Sun | Ticket & Rental Office 8am-5pm … Lifts 9am-4:30pm with Gondola closing at 4pm
Holidays* | Ticket & Rental Office 8am-5pm … Lifts 9am-4:30pm with Gondola closing at 4pm
holidays are Dec 27-31 and Feb 16-18

Tips For a Better Ski Vacation

Lutsen Mountains is cashless and offers reverse ATMs that dispense Mastercard gift cards in both chalets

Buy passes early for peak holiday times as sold out days occur (Christmas -New Years, Martin Luther King Weekend & Presidents Day weekend)

If you’re under 5 or over 80, you ski FREE!

Bundle your lodging and ski passes for a really good deal

Pay for the weekend, get additional days of passes and nights lodging at half-price

Sightseers can ride the Gondola to the Summit Chalet any day skiing is open

Members of the military and their immediate families get a discount

Wear a helmet, so you can come again

If you haven’t been out all day, take it slower after lunch, that’s when accidents happen

Take lots of amazing pictures, but don’t block line up across the run

skaters on ice rink in front of gunflint lodge

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

chairlift over ski runs

clearwater historic lodge on gunflint trail northern lights
sparkling wintry lake superior and ice sheets stacked on north shore

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