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Address: 467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen, MN 55612
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+1 218-406-1320
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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World class scenery and terrain.

The ancient Sawtooth Mountains rise 1000...

World class scenery and terrain.

The ancient Sawtooth Mountains rise 1000 feet above the coast of Lake Superior-topography unlike any other Midwest locale. And that brings more of what you want in a ski trip. More runs. More elevation. More epic days. You'll find the very best Mid-America has to offer-the highest mountains, the most snow, and the breathtaking beauty of the North Shore. Lutsen offers 95 sweeping runs over four mountains with a lift-serviced vertical rise more than double that of other regional resorts.

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Ski Day at Lutsen

My son and I took our annual ski trip to Lutsen Mountain in January. We were greeted with a wonderful snow day. We parked next to the Bridge Run bridge so we could jump on the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Minnesota
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have spent three of our last four annual spring ski/snowboard trips at Lutsen. It is the biggest and best ski area in the midwest. We seem to like this place more and more every time we ski and snowboard here. We have found midweek deals at a very good price. The place is also nearly empty midweek with little... More 

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountains, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to hear you enjoy Lutsen Mountains and thank you for your continued patronage. See you on the slopes! More 

Manitoba
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have skied Lusten Mountains twice and we can't wait to go back. There are a variety of runs for the entire family. The new gondola is such a great addition. I can't say enough good about this place, we just love skiing here.

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountains, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoy our resort and look forward to your next visit. See you on the slopes! More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I took our annual ski trip to Lutsen Mountain in January. We were greeted with a wonderful snow day. We parked next to the Bridge Run bridge so we could jump on the slope as soon as the lifts opened. The lifts opened at 9:00 am and we headed down the run at 9:10. It only took... More 

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountains, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. From what we are reading it sounds like you visited midweek, our midweek hours are 9:30a-4p with our weekend/holiday hours being 9a-4p. Aside from that when we do get large amounts of snow it can take us additional time to get our operations up and running safely. On Moose Mountain... More 

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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to Lutsen every year with friends for several years now and have made many great memories. I went his February and could not believe the prices! Everything has jumped: lodging (Caribou Highlands), rentals, and lift tickets. You will easily spend a a few hundred dollars, not including gas, food and drinks. Our townhome had a slow... More 

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountains, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are sorry to hear that you visit was not up to your expectations. We do offer discounted pricing on lift tickets, lodging, and rentals online at lutsen.com and we urge you to explore these options for your next visit. Our central reservationists would be happy to assist you with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lutsen offers the closest thing to the experience of a true mountain resort without having to devote very significant time or money to travel. At just over 4 hours from Minneapolis, Lutsen is just close enough that you can drive up after work, and drive home after a day of skiing, and not have to devote a full day and... More 

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountains, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are happy to hear that you had a great trip and look forward to your next visit. Like you stated Caribou Highlands Lodge is individually owned, I would urge you to contact them and share your feedback from your stay. See you on the slopes! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lutsen is the best skiing and snowboarding in Minnesota. I used to frequent the smaller hills in the twin cities up to 8-10 times per year, but since I went out west (Breckenridge and Vail) - Lutsen is the only place I will consider going now! It has a good balance of fun easy-moderate runs to some great challenges! Highly... More 

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountains, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to enjoy Lutsen Mountains and look forward to your next visit. See you on the slopes! More 

Pine Island, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is purely about the disappointing customer service at Lutsen Mountain. I doubt anyone would argue that the skiing and view is great. BE very careful when you choose to buy your lift tickets online. I would suggest not doing this. No matter what you purchase if there is mix up or something happens the day you are skiing... More 

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountains, responded to this review

Hello Sarah, like our correspondance stated what you purchased was a demand lift ticket which is a non-transferrable and non-refundable ticket product and so we are unable to adjust your tickets as that is what was purchased and for the dates you selected. Our flex tickets are a ticket product with more options and flexability. We offer two lift ticket... More 

Clio, Michigan
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50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled here with my son and his friend for 3 days of skiing. It had been warm the week prior to our view, so snow conditions were no ideal. But, it ended up being a great experience. Really enjoyed Moose Mountain alot. The Gondola ride is really nice. We stayed at Eagle Ridge in a nice room. The hot... More 

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Amanda_LMC, Guest Relations Manager at Lutsen Mountains, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Eagle Ridge has been undergoing a renovation which will resume this spring just so that you can expect that change for your next visit. Additionally we are working on a expansion project for the resort as a whole which is a 10 year plan that includes upgrades and additions. We... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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86 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lutsen may be the closest thing to mountain skiing in the midwest. They have a new gondola and a high speed six passenger lift that gets you off your butt and back on the hill. The sight from the top is inspiring looking out over Lake Superior. The runs are long and as challenging as you want to cut, turn... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Libertyville, Illinois
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in taking a lot of runs with little or no company this place is for you. We went up for a mid week getaway and were thrilled with our decision. We spent the majority of the day on Moose Mountain and got as many runs in as our legs could take. The majority of the runs... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to share write your review, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. See you on the slopes! More 

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