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

    Excellent Skiing

    by CitizenX - 16th April 2013

    Pros: Variety of Runs, Great Ski School

    Cons: Nothing

    Spring skiing in the U.P. is the best! Big Powderhorn Mountain served up a snow on a platter! Snow was fast, the sun was warm and everyone was enjoying the ... 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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  • 5

    Awesome powder!!

    by kiry_35 - 1st March 2013

    Pros: Grooming, versatility, powder runs, new lodge, great restaurant

    Cons: Would be nice if they had a high speed chair lift

    My boyfriend and I have visited the UP for skiing a few times this year (2013) already and plan to go back up one more time. We've been to a coule places sk... Full review

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  • 5

    Fantastic February

    by skiwithkids - 2nd March 2013

    Pros: Grooming and Terrain

    Cons: none

    Skied with my family 4 times at Big Powderhorn in February, 2013. Each weekend was better than the last. Great grooming! The runs are perfect with some... Full review

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  • 5

    Great memories

    by tpaterno1 - 11th April 2009

    Pros: Fresh snow everyday, well groomed. Awesome skiing!

    Cons: ???

    Big Powderhorn is going to be a regular stop for our family. There was plenty to do, with such natural scenery that blows you away! The hill was in such g... Full review

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  • 5

    New Ownership off to a good start

    by Dave&DJ - 17th December 2009

    Pros: new night skiing, terrain park, deals,wifi

    Cons: Opener did not have all runs open, but probably open now.

    Big Powderhorn was always run efficiently by ski hill professions, but the new owners bring even more. The new owners actually ski. This is a big deal since... Full review

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