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This Weekend at Big Powderhorn Mountain – Feb. 2 & 3


We’ll have fun events on the mountain for the kids & a rattlesnake hunt for kids 6 under.

We’ve received over 100 inches of snow already this season and the riding is awesome. We plan to resume snowmaking this week as night temps will be perfect for it. Bring the kids this weekend and enjoy Saturday’s Country Kicker events on the mountain! Snowflake & Caribou will be celebrating Mardi Gras in the lounges too!

SNOWBOARDERS: Powderkeg Park and Oxbow Park are open. Powderkeg has a large step-up jump, table top, and rhythm jumps. Oxbow has fun boxes, rails, teeter totter, and assorted snow features. Boarders welcome on all trails.

CROSS COUNTRY TRAILS: The Wolverine Nordic Trail system has access points at the top of our mountain. They have 24 km of groomed cross country trails and are 100% open. For conditions, please go to www.wolverinenordic.com and check out their conditions page.

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Holiday Photos From Big Powderhorn Mountain

Good Conditions For The Holidays…
This past week we picked-up over 20 inches of new snow. It took a lot of work to get it all groomed and all of the parking lots plowed but now everything is in great shape. There is plenty of snow for all winter activities and the forecast is for daytime temps. in the 20’s – perfect weather!

12/23 – This snow was on everyone’s wish list!

12/23 – We can only see about half-way up the hill.

12/23 – The snow is starting to pile-up around the ski racks. Need to get a groomer in there pretty soon.

12/23 – There will be some buried cars in the parking lots this evening.

12/24 – Enjoying the new snow on Christmas Eve.

12/25 – The Terrain Park crew is building some more rhythm jumps in Powderkeg Park.

12/25 – Powderkeg has a couple of bigger jumps in it too. This step-up has been popular.

12/27 – Spending vacation cruisin’ down Ricochet.

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The Season Is Underway at Big Powderhorn Mountain!

Our opening weekend went well and the temperatures have been great for making snow. We are preparing to open lift #4 for this coming weekend and several more trails served by that lift. Get your skis ready and call-in a sick day – it’s time to ski!

12/10 – The crews are getting lift #4 prepped and the snow guns are making tons of snow in the background.

12/10 – The groomers have Double Barrel ready to go for you advanced skiers.

12/12 – Skiing down Ricochet with a snow gun cranking out a lot of snow on Dynamite.

12/12 – Adjusting a snow gun near the bottom of lift #4. This terrain will be ready to ski for the coming weekend.

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Big Powderhorn Mountain’s New Years Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Show

Give the old year a proper send-off!

We get things started with a torchlight parade on Ricochet at 8pm. Then, we unleash the pyrotechnic wizards from Spielbauer Fireworks who have provided us with spectacular shows for many years.

After that, you’re ready to bring in the New Year in style.

All of the establishments throughout the village will be doing their best to help make your New Year a memorable one.

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