User-Generated Reviews for Big Powderhorn Mountain

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Big Powderhorn Mountain to better plan your ski trip. Big Powderhorn Mountain reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.6
  • 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 Family Fun

    by danafamily - 24th February 2009

    Pros: Long trails, snow, snow, snow..

    Cons: Long drive

    Our family enjoyed a great trip to this resort. Talk about snow. It snowed and snowed and snowed. Excellent trails and conditions. Trails themselves wer... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Powder Day

    by Mike134 - 23rd February 2009

    Pros: Nicely groomed with some areas left alone

    Cons: none

    Skied this past weekend at Powderhorn and hit the jackpot Sunday morning. 12" of new fluffy powder......they left the steeper slopes alone and groomed the ... Full review

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  • 4

    Nice Snow, Plenty of ammenities.

    by winstonwolf - 27th January 2009

    Pros: Lake Effect Snow. Not crowded. Several Bars.

    Cons: Greens are slow, some are really green.

    Got the Hill Hopper pass and went between here and Indianhead. Great snow a couple days, 6 and 8+ inches of powder. Not very crowded. Alpen bar is good, ... Full review

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  • 5

    Good Food

    by Dave&DJ - 15th December 2008

    Pros: The Alpen Inn reopened

    Cons: Too many beer choices. Decisions, decisions.

    I forgot to mention that a restautant on the ski hill reopened this year called the Alpen Inn. Great food with a gourmet flare. There is also the Big Powder... Full review

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  • 5

    Winter Wonderland

    by Dave&DJ - 15th December 2008

    Pros: Snows every day. Best groomers. They leave powder zones. No lift lines.

    Cons: Long runs for Midwest skiing tire you out.

    Snow every day were were there. Opening weekend and the mountain was in great shape. Had 5 ft of natural snow already. My son told me the lift operators enc... Full review

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  • 5

    Mid West gem

    by Marks2499 - 15th December 2008

    Pros: Everything was excellent

    Cons: None known

    Powderhorn Mountain is the best run ski hill in the midwest, comming from an avid skier who gets in about 50 days a year. Grooming was excellent, better th... Full review

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