LIST: Ski Resorts Open for Season

Updated: 01/20/2015 12:37 PM
Created: 11/16/2012 11:53 AM
By: Cassie Hart

Minnesota ski resorts across the state are open.

Metro South:

  • Afton Alps: Open daily for skiing and snowboarding.
  • Buck Hill: 100 percent open. Three terrain parks, halfpipe and tubing open.
  • Elm Creek Winter Rec. Area: Tubing, terrain park, alpine hills, X-C trails, lessons, rentals are 100 percent open for the winter season.

Metro North:

  • Powder Ridge: 100 percent open for skiing and snowboarding. Three terrain parks are open. Snowtubing is open.
  • Trollhaugen: Open regular season hours, regular season rates. 19 runs open. Open until 3 a.m. every Friday. Snow tubing is open.
  • Wild Mountain: 100 percent open for skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing. Four terrain parks, with 3 rope tows. Open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. l Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. l Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. l Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, ski/ride until 1 a.m.

Northern Minnesota:

  • Andes Tower Hills: Hours this week are Thursday, Jan. 22 and Friday, Jan. 23 from noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24 and Sunday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Buena Vista: Open Friday through Sunday. Friday Night Special 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. $12 Tickets. Main terrain park with 14+ features are open. Tubing park is open.
  • Giants Ridge: Open daily. Terrain park is open on Garmisch. 30 runs with 60K of Nordic. Four of seven lifts open. Tubing is now open. Six of seven lifts open.
  • Lutsen Mountains: Open daily with six lifts on four mountains with 50+ runs. Open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open on weekends 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 10 lifts on four mountains. Three terrain parks open with 15 features.
  • Mount Ski Gull: Terrain Park with high speed rope tow, Chair Lift, Tubing hill, Bunny Hill, Ivens, Super 8, Quarter deck, Paul Bunyan and Craguns runs are ready to ride.
Buck Hill starts making snow with new Bluetooth-operated snow machines.
Photo: KSTP/ Jamie Ries

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Few Clouds
27° | 22°
  • Feels like: 26° F
  • Wind: ENE 3mph
  • Humidity: 53%
  • Mon Mostly cloudy
    37° | 28°
  • Tue A few clouds
    36° | 26°
  • Wed Considerable cloudiness
    42° | 28°
  • Thu Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun
    30° | 15°