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Reviews for Big Powderhorn Mountain

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by: mkt - 23rd February 2010

  • 5
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  • 4All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • Aprés Ski
  • 4Terrain Park
  • Overall Value
Lots of runs you can get on - not boring
wishing for a little more verticle

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Visited on a Saturday, the hill was in amazing shape. The groomers did an excellent job of getting the hill ready but there are still some nice spots where the groomers leave the snow alone so it gets some bumps and challenge to the ski terrain. There were a lot of skiers but the lift lines were never long, I would like to see the lifts that service the harder terrain move a bit quicker. The hill has quite a few runs, so skiing from one side of the mountain to the other affords a good skier the opportunity to keep things interesting instead of going down a few of the same runs repeatedly. I wished for a little more veritcle, which of course you can't do anything about so its not really a con, it just shows how little there is to pick on here. Food prices are reasonable, in line with other hills of similar size, and quality and quatity are good as well, no complaints there at all. Staff was very helpful and polite, even going with a group of 35 kids they were easy to work with and prepared for us on our arrival, so kudos for outstanding guest service. Overall, a very good hill that will bring me back.

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  • dolores_fabian1 (4th March 2016)

    My friends and family have gone to Big Powderhorn twice a year since 1977. At that time the Old Lodge was still...

  • cree8tive2 (17th December 2015)

    I have always loved Big Powderhorn Mountain, I learned how to ski there. It was 1970 or 1971 on the bunny hill...

  • Matt Byczek (21st February 2015)

    Big Powderhorn Mountain Resort is a great resort with lots of lodging available at base and on the mountain. They treat guests...

  • Patrick Bushell (12th January 2014)

    It had been raining in most of the Midwest so we changed plans from going to Boyne to going to here because...

  • Matt (16th April 2013)

    Spring skiing in the U.P. is the best! Big Powderhorn Mountain served up a snow on a platter! Snow was fast, the...

  • skiwithkids (2nd March 2013)

    Skied with my family 4 times at Big Powderhorn in February, 2013. Each weekend was better than the last. Great grooming! The...

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