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Blackjack Ski Area

Bessemer, MI 49911-9708
+1 800-346-3426
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Great Vibe

I enjoyed Blackjack very much, as did our entire group. 2017 has been tough on the area with lack... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Paul D
Fun half day

I went with my family of 2 adults and teenagers, ages 13 & 15. The kids and husband are great... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Hanover, MN
via mobile
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Indianhead Mountain and Blackjack Mountain are now Big Snow Resort. Ski and board both resorts on one ticket. Indianhead and Blackjack Mountains are famous for the quantity and quality of their snow and downhill terrain, offering a great ski and snowboard experience. The full-service resort offers lodging at both Indianhead and Blackjack Mountains, dining, a health & racquet club, indoor pool, spa and sauna. The ski area offers 56 trails, winding down 638 vertical feet, over 410 skiable acres with diverse difficulty. Many on-resort dining options with recently updated menus. Lots of things to do on and off the slopes, including on-site snowmobile rental, snowshoeing, Kinder Country Day Care, ski/board lessons and more.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good52%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
13 Mar 2017
“Great Vibe”
12 Mar 2017
“Fun half day”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bessemer, MI 49911-9708
+1 800-346-3426
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I enjoyed Blackjack very much, as did our entire group. 2017 has been tough on the area with lack of snow, but we had a great time because of the great staff and service, on and off the mountain. We ended up at Blackjack as...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I went with my family of 2 adults and teenagers, ages 13 & 15. The kids and husband are great skiers but me, not so much. The day we went was a picture perfect day for skiing: 30 degrees, clear blue sky. It was only...More

Thank MNRN1
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Skiing Blackjack Ski area was a very rewarding experience. we traveled to the U.P. to visit family and see the sites. The opportunity to ski could not be resisted. We visited all the major Ski areas and picked Blackjack Ski Area to stretch our legs...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Blackjack is similar to the other ski areas in the area - though the runs are a little shorter and the blacks aren't quite as steep. Crowds were pretty light on a Saturday in early March. We never waited more than a couple groups for...More

Thank quickbox
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We have been here with our family and also our friends. This is a great place in the Midwest for our ski destination with either your family or your friends. Hills are varied for all types of Midwestern skiers.

Thank sujocaha12
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We have been traveling to the UP to ski at Blackjack for many years We love the terrain, especially the decent pitch for those who love some speed. Our kids also love it and they have been skiing there since they were very young. We...More

Thank pburnsblum
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Have skied here a number of times and always enjoy it. This skied the first and last weekend of January. Snow/conditions were never better. New groomer does an incredible job. Only negative was the restaurant in the lodge. Stopped there at 6 p.m. and they...More

1  Thank trevelertom
Reviewed 26 January 2015

I went to Blackjack for the first time this past weekend. I thought the runs were great, not a lot of really challenging runs, but the blacks were fun, and the blues were nice as well. The grooming was better than two other ski hills...More

Thank travelin'gal77
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Nice lodge with plenty of TVs and exceptional fish tacos in the restaurant!! The snow quality was amazing on our visit but we were expecting longer trails like Indianhead. Not a major issue except lifts as in the area are all old school and slow...More

Thank CzechMate2010
Reviewed 14 January 2015

We skied Blackjack for one vacation and haven't returned. For us, the biggest drawbacks were the inconsistent runs. Something that started Blue ended up Black (leaving me black and blue, when I wiped out). This was true of so many runs, though. Greens end in...More

Thank Snow B
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