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Reviews for Big Powderhorn Mountain

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by: we3ski - 13th January 2011

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  • 3All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3Family Friendly
  • 1Aprés Ski
  • 2Terrain Park
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grooming still the best
Big attitude change

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As a long time Powderhorn skiing family, we were most dissapointed in our last stay. Skiing was still good, but the attitude of the whole place has changed from a fun family getaway to a place with an attitude. Service was slow at the Snowflake, and the Caribu was no good at all, slow service and cold food. From now on, we will make different choices as to where we dine and drink. The kids were dissapointed that the did not have Saturday night skiing, as advertised. The weather was good, mid teens and no wind. They said it was "to dangerous". Seems like a money decision to us. They also did not have their new tubing park open, even on a nice Saturday. Kids were dissapointed to say the least. We will remain staying in the village, but after years of loyal skiing at Powderhorn, maybe it's time to check out the other competitive hills. They both have discounted tickets available also. Sorry Powderhorn, it was fun, but time for a change.

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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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