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Snowboarding in Lutsen Mountains, Lutsen, Minnesota USA
Lutsen Mountains is simply the best snowboarding resort in Mid-America. So, grab the chance and let your wishes come true in the most famous ski resort.
With a vertical drop of 825 ft (251 m), it is sure that you will exercise memorable snowboarding. Now, it’s time to enjoy your activity on the unlimited trails that are spread over four mountains and covered with natural snow and trees. Lutsen Mountains has vigorously introduced terrain parks, so athletes of all levels of ability can enjoy their activity for good.
The terrain parks, located on all four mountains, are tailored to serve all snowboarder levels. Ullr Mountain provides a freestyle terrain with some basic features, ideal for beginner snowboarders. Moving to Eagle Mountain, you find a terrain park with steeper slopes, tailored for intermediate snowboarders. Mystery Mountain features series of turns, jumps and drops. There is also a line of features, located on Timberwolf Run/Moose Mountain, where all snowboard junkies can enhance their skills.
The longest run is 2 mi/3.22 km and the annual snowfall is 9.5 ft/2.89 m. The resort offers 10 lifts in total and a Gondola, which is Mid-America’s Only Gondola/four passengers/Moose Mountain Tramway and the focal point of the resort. There are also 6 passenger Caribou Express/detachable high speed chair, 1 Triple Chair/10th Mountain, 6 Double Chairs/ Ullr, Eagle, Mystery, Bridge, Bull and Timberwolf and 1 Magic Carpet, all of them providing a lift capacity of 10000 riders/hr.
Lutsen Mountains offers amenities, such as snowboard schools, rental shops, restaurants and accommodations. All these features and amenities make Lutsen Mountains the best winter tourist destination!