Black Hills Skiing: South Dakota Ski Resorts

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Terry Peak Ski Area and Mystic Miner Ski Resort offer a variety of mountain services and facilities including groomed trails, steep slopes, tube and terrain parks, sleigh rides and more.

Whether you’re an experienced or novice skier or snowboarder, or somewhere in between, you’ll find plenty of exciting trails, jumps, rails, slopes and a host of other mountain activities and services when you visit the following Black Hills ski resorts:

Terry Peak Ski Area

With elevations ranging between 5,900 ft and 7,000 ft, including over 1000 ft of vertical rise, and excellent snow conditions from late November through early April, Terry Peak Ski Area is a Black Hills skiing hotspot.

  • Location – Situated just 5 miles from Lead, and 8 miles from Deadwood.
  • Size – Explore over 450 skiable acres, with more than 30 groomed trails.
  • Skiier Ability – Terry Peak Ski Resort offers trails, facilities and services for everyone from experienced skiiers to novices, including a ski school with lessons available for beginners.
  • Facilities
    Terrain Park
    2 Lodges
    Ski School/Group & Private Lessons
    Equipment Rental/Repair Shop

Mystic Miner Ski Resort

Formerly Deer Mountain Ski Area, Mystic Miner Ski Resort provides excellent trails and terrain park as well as a tubing park for those who prefer thrilling slides without skis or boards.

  • Location – Situated 4 miles from Lead, and 49 miles from Rapid City.
  • Size – 200 skiable acres with 44 trails.
  • Skiier Ability – Mystic Miner welcomes skiers and boarders of all abilities. Private and group lessons are available for beginners.
  • Facilities
    Terrain Park
    Tubing Park
    Cross-Country Ski Trails
    Mine Shaft Tavern (dining/cocktails)
    Sleigh Rides
    Village (shopping/lodging)
    Equipment Rental/Repair Shop

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National Ski Areas Association

Ski areas are welcome to use the National Ski Areas Assocation for information on safety, conferences, and marketing.