Downhill & Snowboard Areas

Photo courtesy of Explore Minnesota Tourism

All areas permit snowboarding and feature snowmaking equipment, ski patrol, lessons, racing, and gear rentals. Freestyle terrain may include halfpipes and/or terrain parks.

Afton Alps

Hastings
651-436-5245, 800-328-1328
www.aftonalps.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 350
Longest Run – ft.: 3,000
Number of Runs: 45
Number of Chairlifts: 18
Number of Other Lifts: 3
Cross-Country Skiing: no
On-Site Lodging: no
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: yes

Andes Tower Hills

Kensington
320-965-2455, 87-SKI-ANDES
www.andestowerhills.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 290
Longest Run – ft.: 3,000
Number of Runs: 15
Number of Chairlifts: 3
Number of Other Lifts: 2
Cross-Country Skiing: 15 km
On-Site Lodging: yes
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: yes

Buck Hill

Burnsville
952-435-7174
www.buckhill.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 316
Longest Run – ft.: 2,500
Number of Runs: 13
Number of Chairlifts: 4
Number of Other Lifts: 7
Cross-Country Skiing: no
On-Site Lodging: no
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: yes

Buena Vista Ski Area

Bemidji
218-243-2231, 800-777-7958
www.bvskiarea.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 230
Longest Run – ft.: 2,000
Number of Runs: 16
Number of Chairlifts: 4
Number of Other Lifts: 2
Cross-Country Skiing: 25 km
On-Site Lodging: yes
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: yes

Coffee Mill Ski Area

Wabasha
651-565-2777
www.coffeemillski.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 425
Longest Run – ft.: 4,300
Number of Runs: 11
Number of Chairlifts: 2
Number of Other Lifts: 1
Cross-Country Skiing: 8 km
On-Site Lodging: no
Freestyle Terrain: no
Tubing Hills: no

Giants Ridge Golf & Ski Resort

Biwabik
800-688-7669
www.giantsridge.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 500
Longest Run – ft.: 4,000
Number of Runs: 35
Number of Chairlifts: 5
Number of Other Lifts: 1
Cross-Country Skiing: 60 km
On-Site Lodging: yes
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: no

Hyland Ski & Snowboard Area

Bloomington
763-694-7800
www.hylandski.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 174
Longest Run – ft.: 2,200
Number of Runs: 14
Number of Chairlifts: 3
Number of Other Lifts: 4
Cross-Country Skiing: no
On-Site Lodging: no
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: no

Lutsen Mountains

Lutsen
218-663-7281
www.lutsen.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 1,000
Longest Run – ft.: 10,000
Number of Runs: 90
Number of Chairlifts: 7
Number of Other Lifts: 2
Cross-Country Skiing: 22 km
On-Site Lodging: yes
Freestyle Terrain: no
Tubing Hills: no

Mount Kato Ski Area

Mankato
507-625-3363, 800-668-5286
www.mountkato.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 240
Longest Run – ft.: 2,800
Number of Runs: 19
Number of Chairlifts: 8
Number of Other Lifts: 3
Cross-Country Skiing: no
On-Site Lodging: no
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: no

Powder Ridge Winter Recreation Area

Kimball
320-398-7200, 800-348-7734
www.powderridge.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 300
Longest Run – ft.: 2,500
Number of Runs: 15
Number of Chairlifts: 3
Number of Other Lifts: 3
Cross-Country Skiing: no
On-Site Lodging: no
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: yes

Ski Gull

Nisswa
218-963-4353
www.brainerd.com/skigull

Vertical Drop – ft.: 287
Longest Run – ft.: 2,200
Number of Runs: 14
Number of Chairlifts: 1
Number of Other Lifts: 2
Cross-Country Skiing: no
On-Site Lodging: no
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: no

Spirit Mountain

Duluth
218-628-2891, 800-642-6377
www.spiritmt.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 700
Longest Run – ft.: 5,400
Number of Runs: 24
Number of Chairlifts: 5
Number of Other Lifts: 2
Cross-Country Skiing: 22 km
On-Site Lodging: yes
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: no

Steeplechase Ski and Snowboard Area

Mazeppa
507-843-3000
www.skisteeplechase.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 240
Longest Run – ft.: 2,000
Number of Runs: 19
Number of Chairlifts: 4
Number of Other Lifts: 1
Cross-Country Skiing: no
On-Site Lodging: no
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: no

Welch Village Ski and Snowboard Area

Welch
651-222-7079
www.welchvillage.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 360
Longest Run – ft.: 4,800
Number of Runs: 50
Number of Chairlifts: 8
Number of Other Lifts: 2
Cross-Country Skiing: 30 km
On-Site Lodging: yes
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: no

Wild Mountain

Taylors Falls
651-465-6315, 800-447-4958
www.wildmountain.com

Vertical Drop – ft.: 300
Longest Run – ft.: 5,280
Number of Runs: 25
Number of Chairlifts: 4
Number of Other Lifts: 3
Cross-Country Skiing: no
On-Site Lodging: no
Freestyle Terrain: yes
Tubing Hills: yes

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