Skiing and boarding are closed for the season. Spring & Summer lodging available now!

Mountain Information


NEW!  Google Maps Panoramic of each run!


Learning to ski or snowboard just got easier.

Indianhead Mountain's Totem Pole beginner area has tripled in size. Along with a new Ski Carpet 100 feet longer than the older tow it replaces, the entire beginner area has been re-contoured and shaped to provide a more spacious and user friendly area for beginners and ski school lessons.



-  Annual snowfall of over 17 feet!

-  Vertical Drop:  638 feet

-  Skiable Area:  230 acres

-  Base Elevation: 1297 feet

-  Top elevation:  1935 feet

-  Trails:  30 wide open runs

-  Lifts and tows:  9 (including a Magic Carpet conveyor lift)

-  Terrain parks:  CLOSED FOR THE SEASON - Big Chief Natural Terrain Park, a glade park that accents the natural terrain and wooded area

-  Trail Ratings:

       - 15 Expert Black Runs (50%)      

       - 10 Intermediate Blue Runs (33%)  

       -  5 Beginner Green Runs (17%)



-  Annual snowfall of over 17 feet!

-  Vertical Drop:  490 feet

-  Skiable Area: 170 acres

-  Base Elevation:  1185 feet

-  Top Elevation:  1675 feet

-  Trails:  26   

-  Lifts:  6 (4 double chairs, 1 rope tow, 1 handle tow)

-  Terrain parks: 2

-  Trail Ratings: 

     -  5% Expert Double Black Diamond Runs

     -  35% Advanced Black Diamond Runs   

     -  40% Intermediate Blue Square Runs

     -  20% Beginner Green Circle Runs 

- Night Skiing:  Night Skiing has ended for the season.  We will be running the lifts extended hours on Saturdays until dusk.

-  Night Skiing Runs:  Closed for the season...Runs open at Blackjack Mountain for night skiing are the Lower Terrain Park, Beginner Area, NASTAR Trail, and Shanty Boy. 

-  Night Skiing Lifts:  Closed for the season.  Lifts open for night skiing are the Rope Tow, Handle Tow, and B Chairlift. 


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This institution is operated under special use permit with the Ottawa National Forest.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider.