Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Lutsen Mountains

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • 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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  • 5

    A good time every time

    by sjcleve - 10th November 2009

    Pros: Longer Runs Decent Terrain for midwest

    Cons: Not much of a park needs a couple more Bar-restaurant choices

    Great terrain for the Midwest, Lift lines can get a bit out of control on the weekends, but overall a great place to ride... Full review

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  • 5


    by mkt - 25th September 2009

    Pros: Varied terrain, lots of choices and lots of room

    Cons: slow lift lines, food is pricey and average

    Having skiied many of the hills in the upper midwest, this one is absolutely awesome and is sets itself apart from the rest of the midwest hills by a longsh... Full review

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  • 3

    Better management

    by Marko17 - 10th July 2009

    Pros: Nearest thing to real skiing in Minnesota

    Cons: Poorly run

    Lutsen made improvements in 09 but bad planning left most of it undone eventhough they claimed all was done. This has left a bad taste in my mouth. Lutsen... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in the midwest

    by skipow - 13th April 2009

    Pros: Terrain, scenery, atmosphere

    Cons: Don't go when there is an artic outbreak

    Hands down, this place is the best in the midwest. Great snow, highest terrain, slopeside lodging, outstanding scenery...even a gondola. This is the only de... Full review

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  • 5

    Great end to season

    by horselover61 - 13th April 2009

    Pros: beautiful weather,great base

    Cons: snow got slushy in afternoon

    Spent the weekend of April 11th at Lutsen, all I can say is wow! what a way to end the season, have never had better weather up there, the snow got slushy b... Full review

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  • 5

    A Midwestern surprise

    by flatlander13 - 12th April 2009

    Pros: Long runs, spacious terrain

    Cons: It's way far

    I've skiied several places in Wisconsin and Michigan (and a couple out West) but this was the first time my wife and I had made the long trek from Chicago t... Full review

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