Big Powderhorn Lodging

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Area Trail Reports

These trail reports are based off of information from the businesses and trails, please call or visit their websites to make sure this information is accurate.

Big Powderhorn Mountain

Open everyday 9am-4pm

  • Last Updated: January 14, 2021
  • Trails open: 24
  • Lifts open: 6
  • New snow last 24 hours: 0″
  • New snow last 48 hours: 0″
  • Snow base: 12″
  • COVID Policies

Mountain Stats: 45 trails throughout 253 wooded acres, 622 vertical feet, 3 unique terrain parks, and 9 lifts.

Big Snow Resort – Indianhead & Blackjack Mountains 

Blackjack Mountain: Open Thursday-Sunday | 9am-4pm

  • Last Updated: January 14, 2021    
  • Trails open: 22
  • Lifts open: 3
  • New snow last 24 hours: 0″
  • New snow last 7 days: 0″
  • Snow base: 21″
  • COVID Policies

Indianhead Mountain:  Open everyday | 9am-4pm     

  • Last Updated: January 14, 2021   
  • Trails open: 20
  • Lifts open: 5
  • New snow last 24 hours: 0″
  • New snow last 7 days: 0″
  • Snow base: 21″
  • COVID Policies

Mountain Stats: Blackjack Mountain: 26 trails throughout 170 wooded acres, 490 vertical feet, 2 terrain parks, and 6 lifts. Indianhead Mountain: 30 trails throughout 230 wooded acres, 640 vertical feet, 1 terrain park, and 9 lifts. Night Skiing is available on Saturday nights at Indianhead Mtn.

 

Mt. Zion Ski Hill

Now open for the 2020/2021 season!

  • Regular ski hill hours:
    • Thursday: 3:00-7:00pm
    • Friday: 3:00-9:00pm
    • Saturday: 9:00-4:00pm
    • Sunday: 12:00-4:00pm
    • Closed Mon-Wed
  • Tubing Schedule: *Tubing hill currently not open yet

    • Friday: 6:00pm-9:00pm
    • Saturday: 11:00-6:00pm
    • Sunday: 12:00-4:00pm

Mountain Stats: 10 trails, 300 vertical feet, 1 terrain park, 2 tow ropes, and 1 lift.

 

Porcupine Mountains

Open Fri-Mon | 9-5pm

  • Last Updated: Opening back up this weekend!
  • Trails open: 20
  • Lifts open: 1
  • New snow last 24 hours: 0″
  • New snow last 7 days: 0″
  • Snow base: 21″
  • COVID Policies

Mountain Stats: 20 trails throughout 250 wooded acres, 670 vertical feet, a natural terrain park,1 lift, and 2 rope tows.

 

 

XC & Snowshoe Trails

ABR Ski Trails:

  • Last Updated: January 14, 2021
    • Conditions on Web Site: Posted 1/13/2021 8:00pm- Groomed 30 km today, skiing was great. Tracks reset yesterday on single tracks skied very well too. I am heading out again in the early AM to head south. Tonight I groomed to the north..old ABR

Miners Memorial Heritage Park:

  • Last Updated: January 14, 2021
    • Conditions on Facebook: 1/13/2021 –  Beautiful day at the Park today! Snow is perfect for every activity and the mild temperatures are inviting! If you enjoy the park please consider becoming a member of the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park. You can also make a trail donation at this link. Enjoy!
       

Montreal Ski Trails:

  • Last Updated: January 14, 2021
    • Conditions on Facebook: 1/6/2021 – Charlie and his crew have been busy cutting back stubborn brush that made an appearance after they groomed last week. Also, they will be re-tracking the trails on Friday so it should be a great weekend of skiing. ❄️ Let’s all pray for more snow! We could sure use it.

Wolverine Ski Trails:

  • Last Updated: January 14, 2021
    • Conditions on Web Site: 1/12/2021 – The guys went out tonight to groom the skate deck. The tracks are still firm.

Uller Ski Trails:

  • Last Updated: January 14, 2021
    • Conditions on Facebook: 12/28/2020 – Strap on your snowshoes, the Uller loops are rolled.

Porcupine Mountain State Park Ski Trails:

  • Last Updated: January 14, 2021
    • Conditions on Facebook: 1/3/2021- All trails have been track set in the last couple days! Unfortunately, due to current snow conditions, rangers won’t be able to get out again until we get more snow.
      1/7 Update – Warming shelters are currently closed. Please plan accordingly when trekking out on the trails.

Snowmobile Trail Report

  • Last Updated: January 11, 2021
  • Reported On: January 11, 2021
    • Trail Condition: Poor
    • Base Snowfall: 14″

WARNINGS AND NOTICES:   We are begging riders to ride off trail legally as there are 1-million acres of public land east of Wakefield to off trail ride on – please only ride legal areas!  The Ottawa National Forest is 990,000 acres and much of it open to cross-country riding (no trail/road) if there is 6″ or more of snow.  Several restricted areas, contact the forest for further information.  CLICK THIS LINK FOR MAPS, scroll down to motor vehicle use maps.

Monday 01/11/2020 8:00 am CST Overall Story:   Groomed all trails Friday 1/8, grooming now paused once more awaiting more snow

  • Trail 2 from Hurley to Ramsay US-2 Crossing: Last groomed 1/9/2021 – Poor to Fair Condition
  • Trail 2 from Ramsay Crossing to Wakefield: Last groomed 1/9/2021 – Poor- Hills are very icy
  • Trail 2 from Wakefield to Marenisco: Last groomed 1/9/2021 – Poor to fair
  • Trail 8 from Wakefield to Tula Crossing: Last groomed 1/9/2020 – Poor to fair
  • Trail 160 from Walmart to Montreal River (WI): Last Groomed 1/9/20. – Poor to fairThere are several scenic vistas on the trail: Bald Mountain “NORTH” lookout viewing Madeline Island/ mouth of the Chequamegon Bay of Lake Superior, Bald Mountain “SOUTH” lookout viewing Gogebic Range (Powderhorn, Copper Peak), Montreal River Gorge look out, Superior Falls Waterfall Complex
  • 11S (Wakefield, MI to Winchester, WI): Last groomed 1/9/2021 – Fair to good. PLEASE YIELD TO ANY AND ALL LOGGING TRAFFIC.  There is a short section of dual use the landowner (Keweenaw Land) has graciously approved us to use along with them.  It is private land and we are guests, please act like it.
  • 11N (Wakefield, MI to South boundary Rd/White Pine):  Closed due to off trail riding.  Please contact Indianhead Valley Condo’s who have closed the trail.