Located in northern Minnesota the Spirit Mountain Ski Resort is a skiing and snowboarding destination spot for skiing enthusiasts from Minnesota, Wisconsin and other places in the Midwest. The park has 22 downhill trails ranging from the gentile sloping beginner runs to the much more complex and demanding courses like the Gandy Dancer. Spirit Mountain also offers 20 miles of Nordic style ski trails. The Nordic track is groomed daily.
Snowboarders can test their skill level at the AMP Energy Terrain Park. Many visitors rate this part of the park as the largest and finest freestyle snowboarding terrain in the Midwest. The park contains many different jumps of various degrees of difficulty and is home to one of Minnesota's only half-pipes.
Visitors can bring their own skiing or snowboarding equipment, or rent from a full line of Head Skies and Boots. Snowboarders can rent Burton Snowboards and Boots.
Ski or snowboard lessons are available on the mountain from staff experts at very reasonable rates. Beginning skiers have an opportunity to learn the basics through the First Tracks package which includes rental equipment and lift ticket. Not to be left out the new snowboarder can receive lessons including rental board and lift ticket located at the Burton Learn-to-Ride Center.
Lodging is available at Mountain Villas, the only on-site accommodations available at Spirit Mountain. The Mountain Villas is open year around.
Spirit Mountain isn't limited to winter activities. With 175 acres of surrounding property there are opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast to find plenty to do during the warm weather months. There are no marked trails but guests are allowed to hike around the mountain while taking in the beautiful views of Lake Superior and St. Louis River. The Superior Hiking Trail is also located nearby with hundreds of miles of picturesque hiking trails.
Spirit Mountain is a fantastic location for mountain biking with demanding terrain and stunning views of Lake Superior and the St. Louis Bay. Biking enthusiasts are reminded that there are currently no marked trails and are reminded to exercise extreme caution.
The Spirit Mountain Campground welcomes tent and recreational vehicle campers. Campsites are equipped with electricity, picnic tables and fire pits. Approximately half of the 73 wooded campsites also have water hook ups. Located only minutes from downtown Duluth camping guests are close to Lake Superior, Park Point and the many other attractions available in the area.
There are numerous dining opportunities while visiting Spirit Mountain. The Moosehead Saloon & Grill is open for dining during the skiing season. The restaurant overlooks beautiful Lake Superior and the City of Duluth. The Mountaintop Grill offers fast style food for those on the go.
Guests will find all of their skiing related accessories at the Mountaintop Shop. The Shop has a nice variety of novelty items and gifts to take back home after the stay at
Spirit Mountain offers lots of specials and discounts throughout the season. Spirit Mountain has countless activities and fun events during both winter and summer.
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