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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  • 5

    Still our favorite

    by LewInDuluth2 - 5th February 2013

    Pros: Great views and nice big runs

    Cons: No single night lodging

    Our favorite in the area, we've skied others in Minnesota, Michigan UP, Wisconsin and out West. In our opinion this is the best in the Midwest. My only crit... Full review

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  • 5

    Best in the Midwest

    by MNSkier97 - 5th January 2013

    Pros: Great Variety, Good Food, Good Beginner Area

    Cons: None!

    Lutsen has something for everyone! Let's get started, Lutsen has a great beginner area on Ullr Mtn as there are about 10 runs serviced by a lift. There migh... Full review

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  • 5

    Great terrain and FUN!

    by craig016 - 1st March 2011

    Pros: Terrain, Terrain, new parks, glades, ski in/out

    Cons: need a detachable high speed lift or two.

    Wow, we had a great trip at lutsen. 3 days of ski in and out from Eagle Ridge (could be nicer but its ski lodging right?) The access in and out is fantastic... Full review

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  • 4

    Lutsen still has issues...but is still great

    by fonixmunkee - 15th January 2011

    Pros: Snow, terrain, Moguls (the restaurant)

    Cons: Slow lifts, over-grooming, still expensive

    Rode Lutsen yesterday (1/14). They groomed some of the pow out (lame) but the snow on the runs was bottomless (ok). However, the snow in the trees was knee... Full review

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  • 2

    Many dissapoints but still a fun trip

    by jacherrico - 24th December 2010

    Pros: lodging discount, ski access from condo, scenic, nice facility

    Cons: Many runs and chairlifts closed, sauna and hot tub closed, ungroomed runs, no terrain park

    This is the best place in Minnesota to ski, and we got a great 50% discount for December for ski-in and ski-out lodging at Caribou Highlands; however, much ... Full review

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  • 4

    Great resort for an extended stay

    by woppert - 18th November 2010

    Pros: The many runs, ski in ski out, staying in condo on the lake

    Cons: Gondola very old, no half day ticket, no parking.

    Bye far this is one of the premier resorts in the Midwest with their list of runs longer than almost everywhere there is a lot of selection. Though a few o... Full review

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