Black River Basin Ski Resort

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Overview

Located in the Black River Valley in the Lake Superior Snowbelt in “Big Snow Country“ alongside Indianhead and Big Powderhorn Ski Area - due to lake effect snow – Blackjack Ski Resort boasts an annual snowfall of 17 feet. 24 runs spread across 126 acres including three terrain parks entertain skiers and riders of every level. Blackjack Ski Resort also features SnoCross.

On-site lodging: one, two and three bedroom condominiums each have full kitchens, cable color TV, sauna and a fireplace. Lift and lodging packages are available. There is a free shuttle from the local Gogebic County Airport.

Inside Scoop

Lodging available. Ski shcool and rental and repairs.

Plan Your Trip

Black River Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

39"
25"
17"
9"
0"
12"
Nov
30"
Dec
32"
Jan
26"
Feb
15"
Mar
3"
Apr
0"
May

Terrain Overview

16%
Beginners Runs
32%
Intermediate Runs
44%
Advanced Runs
8%
Expert Runs
26
Runs in Total
1 mi
Longest Run
170 ac
Skiable Terrain
86 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 6

4
Double Chairs
2
Surface Lifts

Elevation

850'
Summit
465'
Vertical Drop
385'
Base

Important Dates

January 01, 20232023/01/01
Projected Opening
April 09, 20232023/04/09
Projected Closing
115
Projected Days Open
95
Days Open Last Year
45
Years Open
210"
Average Snowfall
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