Big Powderhorn Mountain
A family favorite for skiing in the Midwest. Big Powderhorn Mountain is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan between the towns of Bessemer and Ironwood.
Closest Town: Bessemer, Michigan
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise622 ft
Base Elevation1218 ft
Summit Elevation1840 ft
Annual Snowfall214 inches
Number of Trails33
Skiable Acres253
Longest Run5280 feet / 1609 metres
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts10
High Speed Six Chairs0
High Speed Quad Chairs0
Quad Chairs0
Triple Chairs0
Double Chairs9
Surface Lifts1
Lift Capacity10800 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 12/13/19
Season 2019Opened 12/13/18
Season 201812/16/17 to 03/31/18 (106 days)
Season 201712/16/16 to 03/26/17 (101 days)
Season 201612/23/15 to 03/13/16 (82 days)
Season 201512/12/14 to 03/20/15 (99 days)
Season 201412/14/13 to 04/04/14 (112 days)
Season 201312/21/12 to 03/30/13 (100 days)
Big Powderhorn Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
The Wolverine Nordic cross-country trail system has access points in the village and at the top of lift 4.
Snowshoe Trailsn/a
Terrain Park
Big Powderhorn features multiple terrain parks.

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Big Powderhorn Mountain.
Status: CLOSED
Season Started: 12/13/19

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/18/19
Regular $44 $56 $69 $56
Multi day discounts available

One free child (9 and under) ticket with the purchase of a regular price adult ticket. Ages 6 and under ski free. Ages 75+ 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 Big Powderhorn Mountain


Lodging at Base
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Kids Program
Womens Program
Ski Lessons Available
Snowboard Lessons
Equipment Rentals

Nearby Resorts

Blackjack Ski Resort15 mins
Indianhead Mountain Resort16 mins

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