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

    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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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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