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Giants Ridge Resort Skiing

Closed
Season Start/End: 10/12 - 2/4
Elevation
:
448m - 601m
Trails
:
31%| 44%| 25%| 0%
Lifts
:
7
Lift Tickets
:
N/A
Giants Ridge MN Two Skier Snow Scene
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Giant's Ridge Resort, located in Minnesota's Iron Range northwest of Duluth, is one of the Gopher State's biggest golf and ski resorts. Residents are proud of its reputation as "America's Icebox." The ski resort boasts a 1,792 foot summit elevation, as well as a 7,000 person uphill capacity. The 35 trails that soar off the rocky crest offer some of the best cruising runs around the Great Lakes. Giants Ridge has an intermediate and beginner terrain park as well as a Children's sledding area and sliding hill. The Giant was first developed as an Olympic training site with World Class cross country trails, and the trails are still maintained to Olympic quality standards.

Giants Ridge MN Two Skier Snow Scene
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Rentals and lessons available. About ten restaurants located nearby. Some great ethnic food can be found at restaurants in the many little towns that dot the region. The Whistling Bird in Biwabik is truly outstanding and very unusual. How othen do you find Jamican quisine on the meat-and-potatos Iron Range?

Elevation

  • 601m
    Summit
  • 152m
    Vertical Drop
  • 448m
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
  • 3
  • 1
  • 7
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    31%

  • Intermediate Runs

    44%

  • Advanced Runs

    25%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    35

  • Terrain Parks

    3

  • Night Skiing

    49 ha

  • Longest Run

    2485 km

  • Skiable Terrain

    82 ha

  • Snow Making

    82 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 10/12/2016
  • Days Open Last Year: 120
  • Projected Closing: 02/04/2017
  • Projected Days Open: 125
  • Years Open: 32
  • Average Snowfall: 216cm

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Giants Ridge Resort Reviews

  • Otto A.


    • 4
    27th November 2016

    Full review

      Always fun and a pleasure at Giants Ridge. It's not Aspen but I didn't expect it to be. Very good value, short...
     
  • Brian Thoemke


    • 5
    21st March 2013

    Full review

      Beautiful views of Wynne and Sabin Lakes and outstanding snow conditions. Icy patches are the norm for Minnesota ski resorts but the...
     
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The Lodge at Giant's Ridge

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