Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Lutsen Mountains

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 74%
  • Beginner
  • 71%
  • Families
  • 88%
  • Intermediate
  • 83%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 71%
  • Advanced
  • 79%

Helpful Highlights:

This was our first family trip to Lutsen in quite some time. My family frequented the area when I was a child, so my wife and in-laws decided to try it for ...

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  • 4

    Spring break

    by gtpup - 1st April 2010

    Pros: friendly helpful staff

    Cons: snow melts in spring

    We went for a late spring ski trip to Lutsen with my 14 year old and 11 year old sons and had a wonderful time. the snow was a bit sparce but there were st... Full review

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  • 5

    Best Midwest Resort

    by totalboard - 8th February 2010

    Pros: Variety of terrain

    Cons: 8 hours of driving, more if the weather is bad.

    This was our first trip to Lutsen and we had a great time. We stayed at Eagle Ridge Resort which was Ski In - Ski Out. The condo was really nice with a view... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Resort!

    by arlaroy - 7th February 2010

    Pros: Uncrowded, Great Conditions, Good Lifts, Great Expert Terrain, Family Frindly

    Cons: Nightlife

    Lutsen is one of my favorite resorts, and the best in Minnesota, but there is not really any thing to do after they close. Everything to do at night is 20 m... Full review

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  • 2

    Don't let poor snow conditions and bad management discredit Lutsen...yet

    by fonixmunkee - 14th December 2009

    Pros: New parking rocks, lift tickets are reasonable right now

    Cons: Horrible snow, over-crowded, bad management

    We hit Lutsen for the firs time this season on Saturday, the 12th of December. We figured it'd be relatively busy since it was a weekend, but were pleasantl... Full review

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  • 1

    Prepare to wait, then wait, then wait some more

    by zeebo - 12th December 2009

    Pros: It's in my home state

    Cons: Poorly managed, slowest lines I've ever encontered, Average and way overpriced food

    Just returned my ticket for a refund...I was waiting in line for the Gondola. Not a long line, but again...NOWHERE I have skied has as slow a lines as Lutse... Full review

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  • 5

    Lutsen Review

    by quinnman - 10th December 2009

    Pros: Big, not packed runs

    Cons: none

    Lutsen is definatly the best ski resort in the midwest (not including Big Sky). The four mountains really seperate the packs into levels of difficulty. The ... Full review

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