Lutsen Mountains reopens for Saturday, May 7 skiingMay 05, 2022 09:27AM ● By Editor
From Lutsen Mountains • May 5, 2022
Lutsen Mountains announced today plans to reopen for skiing on Saturday, May 7. This is the latest date for skiing and snowboarding in resort history. One chairlift will operate on Eagle Mountain with 10 – 12 runs available.
The resort stockpiles snow in January to guarantee spring break vacations through early April with all four mountains open. In a typical year, that allows a few north facing slopes to hold snow into May. With an extraordinary year for snowfall (160” this season) and a cooler than average spring, the resort has been open the past three weekends while barely touching the snow reserves intended to preserve conditions in March.
“Our goal is to make the first weekend in May each year,” confirms Jim Vick, General Manager of Lutsen Mountains. “We wrapped up last weekend with a 3-foot base remaining. With sunshine and 50 degrees forecast for Saturday, it became an easy decision to spin the lift one more day.”
Visitors are also being treated to near record snowfall melting into North Shore streams, becoming an equally spectacular waterfall season.
Season pass holders are getting a bonus day on the slopes. Ski and snowboard aficionados will find special spring rates on the resort website at www.lutsen.com .
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