Ski Brule is open for skiing & snowboarding starting this FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8!  And opening day lift tickets are FREE!  Skip school, call in sick to work … join the celebration!

The resort that brings you the longest season in the Midwest kicks off the snow season this Friday, November 8! Ski Brule snowmaking crew have been working hard to bring you the best early season snow to play on.  Friday lift tickets are FREE in celebration of opening.  The free lift tickets are available at Bear’s Den Pro Shop & Rental Center.

Big Bear chairlift and Bambi Rope Tow will spin Friday 10:30-4:00 servicing Log Jam, Bunny & Bambi Trails.  Additional terrain may open dependent on snowmaking this midweek on Ottterslide.  Rails and Boxes will be available too!

Bear’s Den Pro Shop is open 8-4:15 this weekend for lift tickets, season pass photos, information and the latest gear and wear.  Rental Center is open 10-4:00 for tech needs and equipment rental.  Brule Café serving up a selection of food 8-4:00.  Brule Saloon and Evening Dining available 10-8:00.

Pioneer Lodge nightly lodging special is available at the Lodging Office 8-5:00.  Pioneer Condos are: $75 Elites & Standard, $99 Suites & $150 Pioneer 103.  No minimum night stay!

Childcare, SKIWee and lessons are available starting 11/27.  Whitewater snow tubing, cross country skiing, fat bike trails and snowshoe trails will be available snow dependent in late December.

Ski Brule will be open for snowsports on 11/9, 11/10, 11/16 & 11/17.  Lifts will operate 10:30-4:00 and adult/junior lift tickets are $25.  Additional terrain will open as soon as snowmaking permits.

  • Hours of Operation on 11/9, 11/10, 11/16 & 11/17
  • Lifts: 10:30-4:00
  • Rental Center: 10-4:15.
  • Bear’s Den: 8-4:15.
  • Café: 8-4:00
  • Brule Saloon: 10-8:00 Saturday & 10-5:00 Sunday.
  • Lodging Office: 8-5:00
  • SKIwee/ Lessons / Childcare / Whitewater Snow Tubing/ Cross Country / Fat tire bike trails / Snowshoe Trails are not available.


Friday November 15:  Brule Saloon & Evening Dining will be open 10-8:00.

~Thinking Snow