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Blackjack Ski Area

Bessemer, MI 49911-9708
+1 800-346-3426
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Affordable but smaller than others in area

The lift tickets are reasonable and kids 12 and under ski free which was nice. Blackjack is not as... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2014
Chicago, IL
UP Skiing at its Finest! Outstanding SNOW!

Great place for family & friends. The snow is outstanding & they have a wide variety of runs for... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2014
Itasca, Illinois
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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%
Mar 13, 2017
“Great Vibe”
Mar 12, 2017
“Fun half day”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Bessemer, MI 49911-9708
+1 800-346-3426
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

The lift tickets are reasonable and kids 12 and under ski free which was nice. Blackjack is not as big as some of the other ski resorts in the area but it was pretty good. Parking is close by so you don't have to carry...More

Thank PlayinHard
Reviewed February 14, 2014

Great place for family & friends. The snow is outstanding & they have a wide variety of runs for every level. We head up every year & really enjoy BlackJack! Even the entertainment & food afterwards is top notch! Make the trip for a day...More

Thank Beatthedrum
Reviewed December 1, 2013

I have never ever skied before. Ever. Therefore, my experience is limited to here and here alone. That said, I had a pretty good time despite injuring myself. The staff was friendly, the facilities nice and clean, and blissfully warm. I rented equipment as well...More

1  Thank Carla B
Reviewed October 10, 2013

New owner, new management, new attitude! A true "customer first" atmosphere. Great snow making lays down a nice base for the U.P.'s 200+ inches of annual snow. Very kid friendly on the hills & the best bartenders in the area, make Blackjack a great destination...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed September 20, 2013

We love Blackjack as it has terrain for all abilities and a great lodge. The kids love the snowboard park and we all meet at the bottom at the end of the day for a cocktail and entertainment.

1  Thank Ricky J
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Fair hill, friendly staff, groom good. Nothing wrong with hill just small and steep and for $99 pass can't go wrong.

Thank Mjc12771
Reviewed February 21, 2013

My boyfriend and I spent the week of Valentine's in one of the trailside condos. The first day of skiing resulted in a knee injury so we decided Tuesday would be a good day to get toasty at the bar. We walked in with the...More

3  Thank LBWorth
Reviewed February 21, 2013

We have enjoyed skiing as a family but have a hard time finding affordable places to rent equipment and lift tickets for a family of 4. We had a long weekend, so my husband did some searches for family, friendly ski areas within driving distance...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Blackjack isn't the biggest of the ski areas in Ironwood/Bessemer area but its lots of fun. The layout of the hill and variety of terrain makes its seem bigger. When we went the conditions were perfect, but we noticed the same thing at Indianhead. They...More

Thank WIcamper77
Reviewed January 13, 2013

Nice area lots of character, be nice if they partnered up with Powderhorn for season pass. Always enjoy skiing there.

Thank Robert F
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