Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Lutsen Mountains

Planning a ski trip to Lutsen Mountains? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Lutsen Mountains stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Lutsen Mountains review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

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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  • 4

    Continue to enjoy the early-season fresh!

    by fonixmunkee - 22nd December 2008

    Pros: Terrain, snow conditions, grooming

    Cons: Lift lines, lack of apres, price

    I continued my weekend of Midwest Powder Days on Saturday, the 20th of December at Lutsen. The same lake effect snow storm that had blown through Duluth la... Full review

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  • 4

    Lutsen is quickly opening up

    by fonixmunkee - 1st December 2008

    Pros: Lots of terrain, good grooming

    Cons: Full price lift tickets this early?!

    We went up to Lutsen again the day after Thanksgiving, hoping that the crowds would be minimal. They turned out to be average, so we couldn't complain much... Full review

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  • 3

    Lutsen: the best in the Midwest is still that

    by fonixmunkee - 24th November 2008

    Pros: A full open mountain!

    Cons: Slow lifts

    It was opening weekend at Lutsen this past weekend, and keeping up with the tradition, we made the 2 hour drive up the beautiful North Shore to enjoy openin... Full review

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  • 5

    Great resort on and off the hill

    by skylolow - 16th September 2008

    Pros: Great terrain, nice lodging, and good nightlife

    Cons: BEER PRICES!!!! FOOD PRICES at Papa Charlies!!!

    Ok the resort is great. Been going there for about the last seven year. Terrain for all levels and nice long runs. Similar to many out east mountains. Great... Full review

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  • 4

    Lutsen Mountains Review

    by fonixmunkee - 30th March 2008

    Pros: Weather, Terrain, Conditions

    Cons: Lift lines, price, congestion

    What the weather service said was going to be a bad day on the slopes, turned out to be amazing. Rain and wind were projected, and neither surfaced at Luts... Full review

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  • 4

    Lutsen Mountains Review

    by fonixmunkee - 16th March 2008

    Pros: Varied terrain, great old-school ski atmosphere

    Cons: Old lifts, congested lift lines, narrow-minded staff

    I'm amazed that there haven't been more reviews of Lutsen...probably the greatest ski area in the Midwest (with a few catches). This weekend my eyes were o... Full review

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