Historic ski shot of Lutsen Mountains in Lutsen, MN

Conditions and Responsibilities

Lutsen Mountains Ski Area Policies

Lift Tickets/Season Passes: Access to slopes and lifts is permitted only to those with a valid Lift Ticket or Season Pass. Anyone caught on the slopes without a valid lift ticket or season pass will be charged the daily lift ticket rate and an additional no ticket fee. Please put your lift ticket on right after purchase and in a visible location easily accessed by our staff. Lutsen Mountains will not replace lift tickets or season passes if lost or stolen. 

Ski Equipment: Lutsen Mountains allows the use of skis, snowboards, and adaptive devices or other "manually-powered mobility aids" designed for use on the ski slopes. Adaptive devices are any specialized equipment that was designed and manufactured primarily for use by individuals who have disabilities, including; mono skis, bi skis, ski outriggers, and sit-skis.

Ski bikes, snow skateboards, and power-driven mobility devices are prohibited at Lutsen Mountains. 

Rules of Conduct: Lutsen Mountains reserves the right to revoke the lift ticket or season pass of any skier/rider without warning or refund for reckless, out-of-control skiing/riding, the failure to act in accordance with the rules of the Responsibility Codes or other conduct detrimental to other patrons, staff members, the ski area or terrain parks. Lutsen Mountains reserves the right to deny the use of area facilities to anyone who appears to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

Uphill Access: Uphill travel is prohibited within the ski area boundary. This applies at all times to all uphill traffic including but not limited to skinning (skis or snowboard), snowshoeing, and winter hiking.

Operations: Lutsen Mountains reserves the right to operate lifts and slopes according to skier/rider traffic and weather conditions. Best efforts are made to have Snow and Grooming reports accurate and up-to-date, however, closures of lifts and runs may occur prior to an online update. No refunds or rainchecks will be issued as a result.

Helmets: Helmets are not required at Lutsen Mountains but are strongly encouraged. Helmets are available for rent in our rental shop and are available for purchase in our ski shop. Parents are encouraged to log onto lidsonkids.org for further information on the protection afforded by helmets.

Photography/Videography: In the course of taking pictures or video for future brochures or other promotional materials, it is possible that you may be filmed while you are at Lutsen Mountains. As a condition of the purchase of your lift ticket or season pass, you are granting Lutsen Mountains the right to use any and all such photographs or video in any advertising or publicity of Lutsen Mountain without additional consent.