Cross Country Skiing The Iron Range
Mother Nature’s backyard, complete with the Superior National Forest, hills of the Laurentian Divide and all that Giants Ridge has to offer. All these locations provide a great backdrop for Minnesota cross country skiing. Over 275 kilometers of Minnesota ski trails are found here and present a variety of challenges for skiers of all abilities. Request a map with 12 trails systems in and around the Mesabi Iron Range.
If you want to ski at night, Giants Ridge® Ski Resort has 3 kilometers of lit trails for night skiing. Ski Magazine named Giants Ridge® the top ski resort in Minnesota with its over 60 kilometers of high quality and scenic cross country ski trails. This is the largest, most well maintained, and most scenic Minnesota ski trail system in the northland.