Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Spirit Mountain

Planning a ski trip to Spirit Mountain? 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 Spirit Mountain 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 Spirit Mountain 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: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.1
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 81%
  • Beginner
  • 85%
  • Families
  • 96%
  • Intermediate
  • 100%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 54%
  • Advanced
  • 65%

Helpful Highlights:

Don't get me wrong, This is a solid hill, compared to others in Minnesota one of the best, but there is no way this hill has 700' of vertical. I've skied Mo...

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  • 4

    Spirit Mountain Review

    by hparks - 3rd February 2009

    Pros: great place to learn

    Cons: Very cold

    Spirit Mountain is a great place for every one. Nice terrain park and nice easy going runs for the young and old. the trails are very well marked and easy... Full review

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  • 3

    When the weather is's the snow

    by fonixmunkee - 3rd February 2009

    Pros: None, but that's not Spirit Mountain's fault

    Cons: Snow, weather

    Well, after the glowing reviews of Spirit Mountain so far this season, it's about time a not-so-favorable review pops up. But, it's not Spirit's fault. It... Full review

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  • 4

    Even when it's cold, you can't be this year's snow

    by fonixmunkee - 26th January 2009

    Pros: Snow and grooming

    Cons: Lifts

    Even though it started out at -9 degrees on Saturday morning, that didn't stop some hearty souls from heading up to Spirit Mountain to enjoy this season's s... Full review

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  • 5

    Spirit is in the best condition in recent times

    by fonixmunkee - 18th January 2009

    Pros: Snow, terrain

    Cons: Lifts are breaking

    If you were put off by Spirit Mountain's conditions the past few years, it's time to open your eyes to the 2008-2009 season. Lest you've noticed, the Dul... Full review

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  • 4

    The first MN powder day of the year

    by fonixmunkee - 22nd December 2008

    Pros: Completely open, good base

    Cons: None today!

    My first turns at Spirit Mountain this season was on Friday, when a big lake-effect snow storm swirled over Duluth & Superior all day. What it left behind ... Full review

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  • 3

    Spirit Mountain Review

    by fonixmunkee - 28th February 2008

    Pros: Great night skiing, good lift system

    Cons: Weather is at the mercy of Lake Superior

    Spirit Mountain--just like all the other resorts in the Midwest--is suffering. I guess we took that early-season snowfall for granted. But since then, we'... Full review

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