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Reviews for Big Powderhorn Mountain

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Big Powderhorn Mountain that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Big Powderhorn Mountain stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Big Powderhorn Mountain review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Big Powderhorn Mountain vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

by: nanaandpapa - 30th March 2011

  • 5
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  • 5All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 5Family Friendly
  • 5Aprés Ski
  • 4Terrain Park
  • Overall Value
Still great in the face of disaster!
Terrain Parks are better but not awesome yet.

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We arrived right after the huge fire that destroyed the Main Ski Lodge on January 13, 2011. Unless you looked at the burnt Main Lodge building, you'd never know anything happened. Big Powderhorn never closed. You just had to get your lift tickets etc. at the Caribou Lodge. The grooming was fabulous as always, the entire staff was undaunted by the fire and still very friendly. The Caribou was now open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Little Park (a new terrain park) was opened this year. A bit short but rumor has it that it will be bigger and better next year. Truly a fabulous family oriented place for fun. We'll be 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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