Spirit Mountain Closed Temporarily

Unseasonable Weather Forced Closure Until Friday

DULUTH, Minn. – February Should be peak ski season at Spirit Mountain, but warm temperatures and rain have temporarily closed the slopes.

The mountain closed Monday with temperatures hovering around 40 degrees.  The closure couldn’t come at a worse time with Duluth Public Schools out for spring break.

“We want to be their backyard playground,” said Brandy Ream, Spirit Mountain Executive Director.  “There are a lot of disappointed kids out there, but we’re going to do our best when we bring things back to life here on Friday.”

Not only are the kids missing out on outdoor fun, but no guests on the mountain creates an economic impact both for the park and its employees.

“It has a tremendous impact on the business as a whole, not only revenue coming in but for our employees as well,” said Ream.  “When the ski area is not open, that means people are not working.”

Spirit mountain will re–open Friday morning at 10 a.m. with special rates just for students.

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