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Encyclopedia > Lutsen Mountains
Lutsen Mountains
A view from the top of Upper Grizzly run on Moose Mountain, looking out over Lake Superior.
Nearest city: Lutsen Township, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°39′50.76″N, 90°42′51.48″W
Top elevation: 1688 ft. [1]
Base elevation: 863 ft. [2]
Skiable area: 1000 acres
Runs: 90
Longest run: 2 miles
Lift system: 9:
One gondola
Seven chairlifts
One surface lift
Snowfall: app. 115 inches
Web site: http://www.lutsen.com/winter/

Lutsen Mountains is a downhill ski and snowboard area located on the North Shore region in Cook County, Minnesota, USA. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 768 pixel, file size: 163 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A view from the top of Moose Mountain at Lutsen Mountains, looking out over Lake Superior. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A chairlift A chairlift is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... A Venetian gondola A gòndola is a traditional Venetian rowing boat. ... A chairlift in Bad Hofgastein, Austria A chairlift, more correctly known as an elevated passenger ropeway, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a continuously circulating steel cable strung in a loop between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... This page is about the form of precipitation. ... The North Shore of Lake Superior runs from Duluth, Minnesota, USA in the southwest to Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada in the north to Sault Ste. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ...


Lutsen is one of the northernmost ski areas in the United States outside of Alaska. It is located in the rugged Sawtooth Mountains, part of the Superior Highlands on the north shore of Lake Superior. Lutsen receives natural snow, at times lake effect snow from the lake at its foot, and also has snowmaking equipment. The ski season extends from November into mid-April, longer than most other resorts in the Upper Midwest. Official language(s) English[1] Spoken language(s) English 85. ... The Sawtooth Mountains are a range of low, serrated ridges situated on the North Shore of Lake Superior in the U.S. State of Minnesota. ... Lake Superior, bounded by Ontario, Canada and Minnesota, USA, to the north and Wisconsin and Michigan, USA, to the south, is the largest of North Americas Great Lakes. ... Lake-effect precipitation coming off the Great Lakes, as seen from NEXRAD. Lake effect snow, which can be a type of snowsquall, is produced in the winter when cold, artic dry winds move across long expanses of warmer lake water, picking up water vapor which freezes and is deposited on... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ...


Lutsen has four mountains, named Eagle, Ullr, Mystery, and Moose Mountains. Eagle should not be confused with Eagle Mountain, the highest point in Minnesota, which is actually in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Moose Mountain is a peak in the Sawtooth Mountains of northeastern Minnesota in the United States. ... Eagle Mountain is the highest point in Minnesota, at 2301 feet (701 m), located in Cook County at 47° 53′ 51″ N 90° 33′ 36″ W Categories: Mountains of the United States ... The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA or BWCAW, sometimes casually referred to as the bee-dub) is a 1. ...


In 1988, Lutsen Mountains installed a German-made PHB Hall gondola to provide access between the base area and Moose Mountain. The gondola is the first, and currently the only, gondola in a mid-American ski resort. Tochal gondola lift carry tourists and skiers to Tochal mountain,Tehran, Iran. ...


References

  1. ^ Hiking in Minnesota - highest mountain. Retrieved on 2006-10-03.
  2. ^ Lutsen Mountains. Retrieved on 2006-10-03.

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External Links

  • Lutsen Mountain Ski Area Information on SnowGuide.org

 
 

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