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LIST: Ski Resorts Open for Season

Updated: 11/20/2014 6:16 PM
Created: 11/16/2012 11:53 AM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

Minnesota ski resorts across the state are making snow and starting to open.

Metro South:

  • Afton Alps: Regular hours and rates start Friday, Nov. 21
  • Buck Hill: Saturday, Nov. 22 - 23: 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24th & Tuesday, Nov. 25: 3 p.m.-9 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26: 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Thanksgiving Day: Closed, Friday, Nov. 28 (Holiday Hours & Rates): 9 a.m.-10 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 29 regular hours begin
  • Mount Kato: Making snow. Open. Check website for hours and rates.
  • Welch Village: Making snow. Opening Friday Nov. 21 to Sunday Nov. 23.

Metro North:

  • Powder Ridge: Open Friday, Nov. 21 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Trollhaugen: Making snow. Open with limited hours. Check the website.

Northern Minnesota:

  • Andes Tower Hills: Making snow. Open Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Buena Vista: Making snow soon. Open Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Detroit Mountain: Making snow. Grand Opening for SCHEELS Terrain Park Friday, Nov. 21.
  • Giants Ridge: Making snow. They anticipate opening on Thanksgiving weekend.
  • Lutsen Mountains: Making snow. Projecting two mountains, three lifts, six to eight runs for Nov. 22 and 23. Anticipating three mountains, 15+ runs for Thanksgiving weekend.
Buck Hill starts making snow with new Bluetooth-operated snow machines.
Photo: KSTP/ Jamie Ries

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Broken Clouds
17°
26° | 26°
  • Feels like: 4° F
  • Wind: SSE 12mph
  • Humidity: 71%
  • Sat Mix of sun and clouds
    36° | 32°
  • Sun Cloudy
    40° | 25°
  • Mon Afternoon snow showers
    25° | 12°
  • Tue Mix of sun and clouds
    18° | 8°

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