The Lodge at Giants Ridge is located in the heart of the Giants Ridge Recreation Area and is the perfect home base for accessing all that Giants Ridge, the Superior National Forest and the surrounding Mesabi Iron Range have to offer.
The Lodge at Giants Ridge is located at the base of the Giants Ridge ski area and is the only ski in/ski out lodging property at Giants Ridge. The Lodge’s instant ski in/ski out access, large indoor pool, hot tub and arcade, and location just three-hours’ drive from the Twin Cities, makes our resort a family favorite winter sports destination.
Snowboarders, downhill and cross country skiers will appreciate:
35 downhill runs served by 6 lifts, including the new (2018) Sarajevo high-speed quad
500 ft. vertical drop and 202 skiable acres
Two terrain parks
60 kilometers of groomed, Olympic-class cross country ski trails
Night downhill skiing on Thursday-Sunday, and night cross country skiing weeknights and weekends
Giants Ridge allows fat tire biking on select Nordic ski trails during prime conditions (snow is hard packed and/or biking on fresh now does not leave a rut greater than 1-inch deep. Fat Tire Bikes are also available for rent at the Chalet, located next door to the Lodge. Click here for more information on fat tire biking at Giants Ridge.
Five snowshoe trails are available at Giants Ridge, including the North Face, Single Track, Lower and Upper Sleeping Giant and Deer Valley. Snowshoe passes and snowshoe rentals can be purchased at the Giants Ridge Chalet, located next door to the Lodge. Download a snowshoeing map here.
For those interested in heading downhill on something other than a board or skis, Giants Ridge offers snow tubing. Let the tow rope bring you up and enjoy yourself all the way down. Must be at least 42” tall AND 5 years old to ride. Available on weekends in 2-hour pass sessions. Get the details here.