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Indianhead Ski Resort Guide

Indianhead, United States

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift540m
Lowest Lift380m
 Nearest AirportsMadison and Chippewa Valley
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Unusual in having its base lodge at the top of the slopes, Indianhead also has Michigan's biggest vertical drop. The resort was recently bought out by a new owner who has implemented a 5 year redevelopment plan. Snowmobiling trails located in the resort connect to the main trails in the Upper Peninsula region.


The American village of Indianhead is at an altitude of 380m.

Indianhead is part of the Big Snow ski area with access to 56 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts. From Indianhead you can ski to the other villages of Blackjack.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Indianhead offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Indianhead?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Indianhead.

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Ski Area Stats

Indianhead Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Big Snow Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Indianhead Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift540m
Lowest Piste380m


Big Air hits, spines and more - built for all abilities. Big Chief and Timber Wolf beginner park

Location and Map

Where is Indianhead?

This ski resort is in Liberty, Vernon, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Indianhead is Madison, 127 minutes drive away.

Chippewa Valley and Central Wisconsin airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 8,550 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Indianhead open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Indianhead, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Indianhead Tourist Office for the latest.