Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Big Powderhorn Mountain

Planning a ski trip to Big Powderhorn Mountain? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Big Powderhorn Mountain stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Big Powderhorn Mountain review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

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

    Big Powderhorn Mtn.-What a great TEAM!

    by nanaandpapa - 30th March 2011

    Pros: Still great in the face of disaster!

    Cons: Terrain Parks are better but not awesome yet.

    We arrived right after the huge fire that destroyed the Main Ski Lodge on January 13, 2011. Unless you looked at the burnt Main Lodge building, you'd never... Full review

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  • 5

    Awesome Place!

    by wamq29 - 27th March 2011

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Season ending soon

    Big Powderhorn Mountain is one of the best midwest resorts I have ever been to. The staff was friendly and the food was good. And the downhill terrain was t... Full review

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  • 5

    Powderhorn Rocks!

    by mattman - 20th March 2011

    Pros: Tons of snow still

    Cons: season is coming to an end

    Skied powderhorn on St. pattys day and it was a joy! Gromed trails were smooth as silk and the grommer was nice enough to leave us some powder to plow throu... Full review

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  • 5

    Absolute Favorite Hill

    by SkiGirlie - 14th March 2011

    Pros: grooming, staff, diverse runs, NEW future lodge!

    Cons: Too short of season

    Powderhorn is by far one of my most favorite resorts located in the beautiful U.P. of Michigan. I was heartbroken when I heard the main lodge burnt down. ... Full review

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  • 2

    Disappointed, not the Same

    by Skier Fred - 6th March 2011

    Pros: Diversity of runs

    Cons: Quality no longer the best

    We have been coming to the UP to ski with Powderhorn our primary destination for more than 15 years. Past years we woukd alway have perfect corduroy first ... Full review

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  • 4

    One of the good ones in Upper Michigan

    by saludares - 16th February 2011

    Pros: Nice powdered, great and long runs

    Cons: None

    This resort was the very first one I have visited in the whole Midwest back in 1997 and my college friends and I had a great time. Over the years, now this ... Full review

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