Spirit Mountain is the ideal location for your winter fun getaway. With 22 downhill runs, the Midwest's largest Terrain Park, and 22 km of Nordic Ski Trails, there is definitely something for everyone. 

Not a skier or snowboarder yet?  We’ve got a wonderful staff of specially trained, PSIA and AASI Certified Instructors ready to help you navigate your way down the slopes, along with an entire fleet of new rental equipment. 

And for those looking for something NEW to add to their skiing and snowboarding adventures, the Spirit Mountain Adventure Park offers the year-round “Timber Twister” Alpine Coaster, the year-rond "Timber Flyer" Zip Line, a NEW Snow Tubing Park in the winter months, and even a 9-hole Mini Golf Course in the warmer months!  

And when you plan your winter ski vacation at Spirit Mountain, you also get all that Duluth has to offer, just minutes from the slopes.  Spirit Mountain…where your “ski trip” is so much more than skiing!

Days and Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation
Sunday - Thursday 9am to 8pm

Friday & Saturday 9am to 9pm
Holidays 9am to 9pm (Dec. 22 – Jan. 1, Jan. 20, and Feb. 17)
Christmas Eve 9am to 5pm

Christmas Day 1pm to 9pm
Late Season: March 25 - 31 reduced hours 9am - 5pm
Tentative Closing Date: March 31 (weather dependent)

Other Attractions

Mountain Biking

Alpine Coaster

Zip Line



Spirit Mountain Snow Report

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Full Report

Parks and Pipes

Terrain ParkNumber of ParksNumber of Features
Half PipieHalf Pipe CommentsLast Cut
N/A N/A N/As
Night SkiingTubingNight TubingTubing Lanes
No No No 0

Mountain Stats

Top ElevationVertical DropTotal TrailsSkiable Acres
1320 ft/402 m 700
Base ElevationLift CapacitySkiable MilesNight Skiing Trails
620 ft/189 m 10200 0 0
GondolaSix PackQuads DetachableQuads Fixed
0 0 1 1
TriplesDoublesSurface LiftsOthers / Magic Carpet
2 1 2 1

% of Acres20
% of Trails27

% of Acres30
% of Trails41

% of Acres40
% of Trails27

% of Acres
% of Trails5
Rental EquipmentAvailableFor ChildrenFor Adults
Alpine Yes Yes Yes
SnowBoard Yes Yes Yes
Telemark No No No
SnowSkates No No No

About Us

The Midwest Ski Areas Association, Inc. (MSAA) is a non-profit trade association, which represents the interests of ski areas located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.  The mission of the Midwest Ski Areas Association, Inc. is to represent the interests of the membership by providing resources that enhance the quality of service and product provided to the public, and to foster, stimulate and promote safety, education and growth in the industry.

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