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Porcupine Mountain Ski Resort

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last update on Dec 29, 2016
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Mountain Stats

Elevation728 ft - 1368 ft
SeasonDecember - April
Opening DayDec 15, 2014
Closing DayApr 15, 2015
Capacity N/A

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult $48
1 day child $48
All rates & fees


Total 2
Hours10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Green Circle
Blue Squared
Black Diamond
Double Diamond
Overall Slope Area 96 acres


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The Ski Resort

With its origins dating back to 1940 Porcupine Mountain was one of the first ski areas in the Midwest. Today it is part of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. It is located on the shore of Lake Superior which makes skiing there an outstanding experience. Enjoy incomparable views while getting down the hill! The ski area offers 40 hectares of skiable terrain with trails for all ability levels. Choose from 42 unique trails. In addition, Porcupine Mountains offers another 40 hectares of in bounds backcountry skiing. Take a snowcat tour and discover the natural steeps, bumps and stashes of Porcupine Mountain. Moreover, Porcupine Mountain is especially recommendable to those who love Nordic Skiing. Here you will find some of the most picturesque trails in the country! There are 42 km of groomed trails. Choose from 4 main trails and several minor trails and glide along Lake Superior´s shore and enjoy this unique landscape of water snow and ice!

Interesting facts

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  • Average snow depth during the season is 10 " at summit elevation and 16 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 15 " at summit elevation and 24 " at the base.
  • Porcupine Mountain features 16 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in the USA is 50 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 6 sunny days.


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Porcupine Mountain Ski Area
Michigan Highway 107
Ontonagon, MI 49953
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