Summit Express Gondola


Looking for panoramic views of Lake Superior and the Sawtooth Mountains? The gondola at Lutsen Mountains will bring you 1,000 feet up over this spectacular area and create an on top of the world experience for you and your guests. 

The Experience
Climb aboard the gondola to soar over Lutsen Mountain Ski resort up to the opposing peak, Moose Mountain. During your ride, you will pass over the Poplar River and may even spot wild animals including moose, bear, wolves, eagles or pine marten. When you reach the top of Moose Mountain you are free to explore the many hiking trails and scenic overlooks surrounding the area (see below). If you get hungry stop into the Summit Chalet for a snack, a burger, or a beverage. They also have a great patio that looks out over the lake and makes for a perfect spot to relax on a nice day. 

The Details
The Summit gondola is open in the Summer from May 28th through October 21st. Adult tickets are $22, children $14, and 5 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket office the day of. The gondola is also open in the winter during regular business hours with the same ticket price as the summer.