Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Big Powderhorn Mountain

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Overall Rating: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 2.5

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 73%
  • Beginner
  • 58%
  • Families
  • 100%
  • Intermediate
  • 95%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 78%
  • Advanced
  • 63%

Helpful Highlights:

It had been raining in most of the Midwest so we changed plans from going to Boyne to going to here because there had been no rain. It snowed 2 or 3 inches ...

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  • 5

    Great Skiing and Snowboarding!

    by bradghz - 24th February 2010

    Pros: Big mountain, good mix of green, blue, and black runs, reasonable prices on lift tickets

    Cons: slow lifts, packed snow, expensive food

    We stayed for 2 days, and were overall very impressed with the skiing and lodging. First and foremost, the skiing was very good! The runs were challenging a... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Variety

    by mkt - 23rd February 2010

    Pros: Lots of runs you can get on - not boring

    Cons: wishing for a little more verticle

    Visited on a Saturday, the hill was in amazing shape. The groomers did an excellent job of getting the hill ready but there are still some nice spots where... Full review

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  • 5

    Night Boarding is unreal!

    by jefflane1 - 5th February 2010

    Pros: Long runs, Dimly lit, really warm feel no matter how cold

    Cons: indoor pool a little cold, daycare too expensive

    This place is awesome! It was a January night, really cold but no wind and the snow was really fluffy. They have really come to welcome boarders. Have mad... Full review

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  • 5

    Not your ordinary night skiing

    by Mike134 - 1st February 2010

    Pros: Good lighting for hi-speed cruising

    Cons: Not every Saturday night will be cloudless

    I was very impressed with Powderhorn's night skiing. If you’re looking for a place lit up like daytime this is not the place to go. They have arranged the... Full review

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  • 5

    New Year - New Snow

    by Dave&DJ - 7th January 2010

    Pros: Terrain parks for boarders greatly improved

    Cons: Tough to turn in 2 ft snow

    Just went to Big Powderhorn Mtn for some mid-week skiing before my son went back to college. My son is a serious "Boarder" and pointed out some major improv... Full review

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  • 5


    by nanaandpapa - 2nd January 2010

    Pros: So worth the drive

    Cons: Wish we could ski til May

    We've been going to Powderhorn for 20 years. Glad night skiing is back! Skiing is great and good for all ages. The third generation of our family has learn... Full review

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