Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Giants Ridge Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 52.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.1
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 40%
  • Beginner
  • 30%
  • Families
  • 50%
  • Intermediate
  • 70%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 10%
  • Advanced
  • 40%

Helpful Highlights:

Beautiful views of Wynne and Sabin Lakes and outstanding snow conditions. Icy patches are the norm for Minnesota ski resorts but the 2 trips I have made to ...

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  • 5

    Great Snow, Beautiful Scenery

    by BT - 21st March 2013

    Pros: Best snow conditions for Minnesota Skiing

    Cons: None

    Beautiful views of Wynne and Sabin Lakes and outstanding snow conditions. Icy patches are the norm for Minnesota ski resorts but the 2 trips I have made to ... Full review

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    by MNSkier97 - 5th January 2013

    Pros: None.

    Cons: Closed half the Mountain early (weather was fine) bad everything.

    Giants Ridge, calling this place average is a nice statement. The terrain park was bad, the runs were bad, the chairs were old and run down, it was pricey, ... Full review

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  • 2

    Total disapointment

    by skimom2010 - 26th February 2011

    Pros: Tons of runs

    Cons: Bad Staff

    The skiing was the only thing that was good at Giants Ridge. The food at the chalet is very very expensive, and not very good so pack your own lunch. The L... Full review

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  • 5

    Matt's Thoughts

    by mrmattandrews - 18th March 2010

    Pros: Great runs and GREAT Park!

    Cons: Hurt myself...

    I stayed at "The Lodge" right next to the slopes and it was a lot of fun being able to go out - come back in for a rest and some coffee, n go back out and h... Full review

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  • 5

    Never dissapointed

    by star1201 - 31st March 2009

    Pros: Good terrain and run length for Minnesota

    Cons: Far away from Minneapolis (but worth it)

    Ive visited this place twice and have liked it both times. It isn't a Lutsen, but that is fine with me. This resort is in a remote area and requires a long ... Full review

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  • 2

    Dont believe everything you read on the website

    by chrisextacy - 1st March 2009

    Pros: steep runs and vary fast

    Cons: terrain parks are not as good as they claim

    I have been too 8 different resorts this season. Giants Ridges website claims that they the #1 terrain park in the state and the #2 in the midwest. 7 of the... Full review

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