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 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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