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Ski Mystic Deer Mountain

Ski Mystic Deer Mountain

Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

195

Rank in
Region

7

Rank in
State

2

Best time for snow at
Ski Mystic Deer Mountain
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Ski Mystic Deer Mountain

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Friday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Sunday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Monday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Tuesday
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0"
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0"
True Snow: 150" per year
Snow Quality Rank

159

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

204

Ski Mystic Deer Mountain is ranked No. 204 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

6.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

0.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

60.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

204

Ski Mystic Deer Mountain is ranked No. 204 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

159

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

Explore Your Trip

Core Strengths of Ski Mystic Deer Mountain

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
129
score
36.6
Snow Quality
rank
159
score
36.5
Overall
rank
195
score
37.5

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

850 ft

6850 ft
Base Elevation: 6000 ft

Slope Aspects

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The Skiing

Description for Mystic Deer.

Town

Great name for a resort, btw.

A Few Words On The Snow

If you're waiting for a powder day at Ski Mystic Deer Mountain, then you might have a long wait. Only 6.0% of winter days see more than 6 inches of snowfall, which means, on average, you'll have to spend 10 days or more mining the slopes at Ski Mystic Deer Mountain to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.

Skiing at Ski Mystic Deer Mountain is about getting outside, ripping up the slope, eating chili dogs and getting in as much vertical as you can. It's not about big dumps. And that's okay. This place is about honing your skills for that trip to Snowbird or Alaska. With only 0.0% of months at Ski Mystic Deer Mountain getting more than 90 inches of snow, this isn't the place to set up your powderhound shack.

Drought Potential

The snow at Ski Mystic Deer Mountain can disappear often enough that you may want to pack extra snow beads when taking a trip here. A good number of months, 60.0% to be exact, see less than 30 inches of snow. If you're banking on snow and you're boarding a plane for a week at Ski Mystic Deer Mountain, you should temper your expectations. This is a place where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 60.0% of the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.

Getting to Ski Mystic Deer Mountain, if you're flying in

The stretch from the Rapid City, SD airport takes a modest drive of 77 minutes, not enough for your legs to fall asleep before you stretch out in the parking lot.