Big Powderhorn Mountain, Bessemer

#4 of 15 in Winter Sports in Upper Peninsula
Ski Area · Nature / Park
Big Powderhorn Mountain is a 250-acre (1.0 km2) ski resort located in Gogebic County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, within Bessemer Township and Ironwood Township (between the cities of Bessemer and Ironwood). The mountain is part of the Gogebic Range with a summit of 1,640 ft (500m) and a base elevation of 1,240 ft (378m), for a 400 ft. vertical drop. It offers 9 chairlifts accessing 45 trails for Alpine skiing and Snowboarding on 253 skiable acres, with an even mix of easy, intermediate, and difficult trail ratings and two terrain parks. The Wolverine Nordic Trail also connects to the resort for cross-country skiing.
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  • This was our second visit to Big Powderhorn. With Covid you were able to use the restroom, put on gear, purchase & eat food, and warm up but there were no chairs to sit. We sat on the fireplace...  more »
  • Went to powderhorn yesterday. It was awesome. None of the reviews i read did it justice. Turned into a great surprise. The grooming was AAA. The hills are mostly mellow and very good for making...  more »

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