Giants Ridge Ski Resort
Only 1 hour from Duluth, Minnesota, this winter vacation destination offers 35 downhill ski runs, 60+ km of cross country trails and a snowboarding terrain park plus onsite lodging.
Closest Town: Biwabik, Minnesota
Big Sky Resort is the Biggest Skiing in America
Leave the crowds behind on endless terrain, lapping more than 5,800 contiguous acres with hardly a wait. Big Sky Resort’s Lone Peak Tram soars to 11,166 feet for expansive views and a 4,350 foot vertical drop for the brave of heart.
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise500 ft
Base Elevation1472 ft
Summit Elevation1972 ft
Annual Snowfall85 inches
Number of Trails35
Skiable Acres202
Longest Run3960 feet / 1207 metres
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts6
High Speed Quad Chairs0
Quad Chairs0
Triple Chairs2
Double Chairs3
Surface Lifts1
Lift Capacity7000 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 201712/21/16 to 03/27/17 (97 days)
Season 201612/05/15 to 04/03/16 (121 days)
Season 201511/28/14 to 04/02/15 (126 days)
Season 201411/29/13 to 04/11/14 (134 days)
Season 201312/01/12 to 04/06/13 (127 days)
Giants Ridge Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Scenic well-groomed cross country ski trails weave through the Superior National Forest at Giants Ridge.
Snowshoe Trails
Snow Tubing
Terrain Park

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Giants Ridge Ski Resort.
Status: Plan to open on Sunday December 3 (in 11 days)

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/08/17
(13 and over)
Regular $40 $56
Low $31 $47
Low prices reflect mid-week/non-holiday rates.. Ages 6 and under ski free.

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

Sorry, no discount lift tickets are current available for Giants Ridge Ski Resort


Lodging at Base
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Aurora is approximately 5 miles from the resort.

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Kids Program
Womens Program
Ski Lessons Available
Snowboard Lessons
Equipment Rentals
Adaptive Program

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