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Ski 4 Major Resorts

#1 Most affordable ski destination in the United States.
Top 20 best cities for a Winter getaway in the United States.

Ironwood has 4 major ski resorts and 1 ski laboratory within 10 miles.  Find where you want to ski, or ski it all!  From Big Powderhorn, Blackjack, Indianhead, Whitecap Mountains and Mt. Zion.  People ski here for the powder, the seclusion, and the friendly people. Ironwood is also recognized as the top 20 best cities for a Winter getaway and the #1 most affordable getaway in the United States according to

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Big Powderhorn Mountain

Real Memories are Create UP North!

Big Powderhorn Mountain is tucked away in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula. Your escape to the Northwoods begins with 17 feet of average natural snowfall, renowned grooming, family friendly specials, and a down-home staff who treats you like family. Throw in a charming Bavarian style village with complimentary shuttle service and you have the makings for an unforgettable winter getaway! (more…)

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Indianhead Mountain and Blackjack Mountain – Big Snow Resort

2 Legendary Mountains. 1 Lift Ticket. 0 Worries.

Which mountain is right for you? Why not both? At Big Snow Resort BOTH mountains are included with your lift ticket. One on the morning, one in the evening. One on your first day and the other on your second. It’s up to you. We even have a shuttle to take you back and forth as you like. Both are guaranteed to show you a great time! BUY YOUR LIFT TICKETS NOW! (more…)

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Whitecap Mountain Ski Resort

Discover three mountains with forty-three trails for every ability, spread over a vast 400 acres within the ancient Penokee Mountains. Experience an abundance of lake effect snow, meticulously groomed trails, along with incredibly helpful staff that will make your trip here unforgettable. Whether you’re searching for the perfect corporate retreat location, a mountaintop wedding or bringing the extended family together for a reunion, Whitecap Mountains Resort is your answer, offering year-round family recreation, lodging, and down-home hospitality in Northern Wisconsin.


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Mt. Zion

Mt. Zion is Located on the campus of Gogebic Community College. Open to the public, the Mt. Zion complex also serves as a laboratory for the college’s nationally recognized Ski Area Management Program. Mt. Zion is well-known for its numerous “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Programs” for children, and its very own, snow-tubing park. Enjoy beautiful vistas, mountain biking, Frisbee golf, Ski & Snowboard. Newly erected overlook has been installed for breathtaking views and Northern Lights displays. (more…)

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Porcupine Mountains

Porcupine Mountains State Park

Pristine woods and outstanding recreational opportunities.

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is 15 miles west of Ontonagon in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The park’s 60,000 acres are one of the few remaining large wilderness areas in the Midwest. Towering virgin timber, secluded lakes, and miles of wild rivers and streams make a visit to the “Porkies” a trip to remember. (more…)

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