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Address: 467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen, MN 55612
Phone Number:
+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
Description:

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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Wonderful family weekend

We go out West each year but decided to try something closer to home this year. Lutsen is a great weekend option for a couple days of skiing. The views are amazing as it sits on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Libertyville, Illinois
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Europe
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lutsen is really hard to rate. I really really wish it would come under new management as all the complaints here ring true with my experiences. Management is unfriendly, rigid and frankly not very bright. With better management, the place could be a five star experience. My problems were twofold: 1. On the third day I was there, it was... More 

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Sand Lake, Michigan, United States
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a Saturday and we were pleased with the number of runs they have and the fact that there were enough lifts and runs that it never felt busy. It was snowing pretty good when we were there so we didn't get to enjoy the views. I would definitely go again and stay overnight and spend 2 days... 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 that your enjoyed your trip and look forward to your next visit. More 

Wausau, WI
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73 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's 35 degrees here and as we drove the 6 hours to get here I kept seeing less snow so was quite worried about conditions. It was so foggy we could barely see where we were going but the snow was good (soft, but that can hardly be helped). Some of the lifts are old and slow but there are... 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 enjoyed your trip and look forward to your next visit. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We go out West each year but decided to try something closer to home this year. Lutsen is a great weekend option for a couple days of skiing. The views are amazing as it sits on Lake Superior.

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Thank 3deltas
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 decided to try Lutsen Mountains and that you had a wonderful time here with us. We look forward to your next visit! Amanda Lutsen Mountains Guest Services More 

Minneapolis
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69 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I travel a lot for work and I think about customer service often. I can tell you that my recent trip to Lutsen was amazing and it all had to do with how great the service is there. Every single employee, lift operator, restaurant server, parking attendant, rental equipment person, lift ticket seller was so kind and willing to help.... 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 enjoyed your visit here with us and that our services exceeded your expectations. We have made our customer service standards a focus for our business and appreciate that positive feedback for our efforts. More 

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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great time.. buy tickets online before hand to save money but those are non-negotiable so make sure you have the right dates. Food is ok at chalets but something for everyone generally.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We offer two types of discounted lift tickets with an advance online purchase, flex and demand tickets. Flex tickets are a discounted lift ticket that you can redeem upon arrival for your preferred dates while our demand tickets are a date specific ticket that you will pick a ski date... More 

Colorado
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

It's been 11 years since our last visit to Lutsen Mountains (where we had season passes for four years in a row). Many changes to the ski area are excellent, such as the new gondola, the new fast quad lift on Moose Mountain, and the new chalet on Moose Mountain. As usual, the skiing was good, and Lutsen does an... 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 would like to address each of your concerns. a- We apologize that our staff was unable to supply the appropriate password, for future use the password is Holiday. b- Yes, we take part in an international student program, as does the majority of the businesses located on the North... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We purchased a stay and ski family package in October 2016 for skiing in early December. But, upon arrival, we learned that the ski area would be closed the second day of our stay. Only three runs open on the first day of skiing. This is great Midwest skiing when all the runs are open. Not a good value early.

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

Thank you for sharing your feedback. During our early season, we are open on weekends only and do not open midweek until mid-December. The number of runs each season do vary depending on mother nature and what we are able to do for snowmaking. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Minneapolis, MN
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

My husband and I went to Lutsen Mountain for an early season skiing trip. We got a Ski and Stay package through Lutsen resort. Even though I mistakenly made the reservation for the wrong weekend, both the resort and the ski hill changed the reservation to let us stay the right weekend. The ski hill was just ok, very icey,... 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. Our early season packages are a great deal and we are happy you were able to utilize one, the snow conditions and runs open can vary from year to year depending on mother nature. We look forward to your next visit with us. More 

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